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Peter Cho

Peter Cho

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Peter is an Associate Lawyer with Smitiuch Injury Law and has exclusively worked as an injury and wrongful death lawyer his entire career. He has extensive knowledge and experience in acting as a fearless advocate to obtain compensation and accident benefits for injured individuals and families.
Peter has acted as counsel on a number of trials and arbitration hearings at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
Most notably, Peter was co-counsel in Stilwell v. Corning Inc., the first successful trial verdict against Corning in North America involving Visions cookware. The trial verdict was upheld by the Ontario Court of Appeal.
In December 2014, as co-counsel with Mike and Megan, Peter helped to obtain a jury verdict against Glen Eagle Golf Club for over $1.8 million in damages and interest.
In March 2015, Peter was lead counsel with co-counsel, Luke, in a judge alone trial arising from serious personal injuries sustained by a minor Plaintiff while he boarding an amusement park ride with his father at Centreville Amusement Park (Bhatt v William Beasley Enterprises Limited). At trial, Peter successfully obtained a Judgment in favour of the minor Plaintiff and his parents against William Beasley Enterprises Limited.
Recently, Peter was acknowledged by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association for his work as a trial lawyer and was presented with the 2016 Martin Wunder, Q.C. Outstanding New Lawyer Award.
Peter continues to pursue his goal of becoming a leading advocate in the field of personal injury law with an emphasis in the areas of occupiers’ liability, product liability, police brutality, wrongful death and motor vehicle accident claims and statutory accident benefits.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Personal Injury
  • 10% Disability and Insurance Claims
  • 10% Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2011


  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • J.D. - 2010
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    • Honours B.A. - 2007
    • Major: Economics and Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Bhatt v. William Beasley Enterprises Limited, 2015 ONSC 2168 (2015)
  • Bhatt v William Beasley Enterprises Limited, 2015 ONSC 4941 (2015)
  • Flammia v Royal Glen Eagle, 2014 ONSC 7522 (2014)
  • Stilwell v World Kitchen Inc. et al., 2013 ONSC 3354 (2013)
  • Dabor et al v. Southbram Holdings Limited et al., 2013 ONSC 5425 (2013)
  • Whitters v. Furtive Networks Inc., 2012 ONSC 3572 (2012)
  • Whitters v. Furtive Networks Inc., 2012 ONSC 2159 (2012)
  • Wilson v. Arsenault, 2012 ONSC 2879 (2012)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, o Recipient of the OTLA Martin Wunder Q.C., Outstanding New Lawyer Award, 2016 , 2011 - Present
  • Korean Canadian Lawyers Association, Member, 2010 - Present
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Member, 2013 - Present
  • The Advocates’ Society, Member, 2015 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Parkdale and Rexdale Community Legal Services , 2009 - 2010


  • English
  • Korean

In The News

  • October 14, 2016 - Read the Hamilton Spectator story to find out how regulation changes are affecting an Ontario family
  • October 3, 2016 - The Fall 2016 issue of our newsletter, Disclosure, is now available.
  • October 11, 2016 - Michael Smitiuch discusses the impact of recent auto insurance changes - CBC Toronto Metro Morning and Ontario Morning
  • October 3, 2016 - The Fall 2016 issue of our newsletter, Disclosure, is now available.
  • September 28, 2016 - Peter Cho & Michael Smitiuch give talk about the Stilwell v. Corning case
  • September 26, 2016 - New Associate Lawyer joins the firm - Mr. Matthew Nieuwland
  • September 22, 2016 - Michael Smitiuch Co-Chairs & Speaks at The Law Society of Upper Canada Program
  • August 2, 2016 - Two New Articling Students Join Smitiuch Injury Law
  • July 26, 2016 - We are growing again! We are looking to hire a full time Law Clerk in our Tort department.
  • June 30, 2016 - Read Mike Smitiuch's article this week in Lawyers Weekly on increased use of video evidence in civil cases
  • June 29, 2016 - 2016 Smitiuch Injury Law Scholarship Recipients Announced - St. John's College & Assumption College, Brantford
  • May 26, 2016 - Michael Smitiuch discusses the changes to Ontario's auto insurance on CBC Radio Ontario Morning
  • January 4, 2016 - Articling Student Joins Smitiuch Injury Law
  • December 21, 2015 - 49th Annual CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish 2015 Toy Donations
  • December 10, 2015 - Michael Smitiuch selected as a Legal Expert by Global Law Experts
  • November 20, 2015 - Smitiuch Injury Law staff volunteers at The Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program
  • November 18, 2015 - Bola Damages Suit Against Toronto Police
  • November 18, 2015 - Family Files $5 Million Damages Suit Against Police
  • October 27, 2015 - The Fall 2015, issue of the Smitiuch Injury Law newsletter, Disclosure, is now available.
  • September 16, 2015 - We are pleased to announce the opening of an office in Hamilton!
  • September 15, 2015 - Should Ontario's legal regulator ban lawyer advertising?
  • September 9, 2015 - Chris Jackson awarded OTLA's 2015 Outstanding Law Clerk Award
  • August 13, 2015 - Family Whose Son Died in Muzik Club Shooting Mourns Loss and Looks For Answers
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Toronto Office
3280 Bloor Street West
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Toronto, Ontario M8X 2X3

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Brantford, Ontario N3R 7V5

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Simcoe, Ontario N3Y 2V9

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