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Appointee Biographies

Justices Of The Peace Review Council

LAUREN RAKOWSKI

is an Associate Lawyer with Blaney McMurtry LLP and a former Associate Lawyer at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP. Lauren's community involvement includes serving as a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee at Blaney McMurtry LLP. Lauren is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Ontario Bar Association.

JOHN TZANIS

John Tzanis has been serving as a member (part-time) for the Justices of the Peace Review Council since 2020, and he is an item writer of Paralegal License Exam for the Law Society of Ontario. His community involvement includes past President of the Ontario Paralegal Association, member of the LSO Equity Advisory Group, serving as a Director for Ontario Soccer and licensed soccer coach at Aurora Football Club.

NAOMI SOLOMON

Naomi Solomon is a lawyer who has had a diverse practice spanning administrative law, professional liability and commercial litigation and has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, various tribunals, and the Federal Court. She has also acted as an in-house regulatory and compliance subject matter expert for the gaming sector, for financial institutions and for professional and regulatory financial industry associations. She supports and mentors other lawyers, as an approved coach with the Law Society Coach and Advisor program, and is a champion for equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), including as an active EDI council member during her tenure with Ontario Lottery and Gaming. Naomi obtained her BSc from McGill University and dual law degrees from University of Windsor and University of Detroit. Naomi is fluent in both official languages.