About Us

Monteith Ritsma Phillips has a long and distinguished history of providing legal services to the communities of Southwestern Ontario. Founded in 1849, our firm has embraced change over more than 160 years to serve the needs of individuals, businesses and municipalities of our community.

Our firm has had twenty-two partners over the course of its history. Five of those became Judges, two became Members of Parliament and one was the Mayor of the City of Stratford. Steeped in this tradition of leadership and service, Monteith Ritsma Phillips is committed to the values of honesty, integrity and fairness, and to serving our clients and community with this dedication.

Our wealth of legal experience, combined with a progressive approach to the practice of law, ensures that our clients come first. Our team of lawyers and dedicated support staff share the belief that by offering timely, high quality legal services we will continue to earn our clients' confidence and trust.