Dorothy Janke

Law Clerk

Dorothy Janke is a law clerk in the firm’s Real Estate Group. With over 40 years of experience in the legal industry, Dorothy has extensive experience assisting with leasing, residential and commercial real estate transactions.

In the context of commercial leasing, Dorothy’s areas of expertise include reviewing leases and letters of intent and preparing estoppel certificates, leases and lease amending agreements on behalf of landlords.

For residential and commercial real estate transactions, Dorothy has experience in reviewing title searches; dealing with title insurance companies regarding applications, endorsements and policies; preparing requisition letters and closing documents; reviewing and replying to requisition letters; and meeting with clients to review transactions and execute documents.  

Dorothy also has experience with multimillion-dollar commercial mortgage transactions, including reviewing business terms in loan letters; liaising with both lender and borrower’s solicitor; dealing with construction draws; completing due diligence prior to funding; and engaging with out-of-province agents.


  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, 2002