About Us

Voted Best Lawyer and Best Law Firm in Hamilton, 11 Years Running

There’s a reason why Rebecca and her team at Wissenz Law have been voted Best Lawyer and Best Law Firm in Hamilton for over a decade and counting. In fact, it’s the same reason that’s been driving Rebecca for her entire life: An unwavering passion for helping others and dedication to serving her hometown of Hamilton’s community is baked into the foundation of everything she does. 

That’s why in 2008, following her two-decade career as a Personal Injury Lawyer with a major Hamilton law firm, Rebecca founded Wissenz Law based on the principles of dignity, compassion, and fierce representation of her clients… These are the same principles that have motivated her to fight for the best interests of her community since her sporting days at Saltfleet Secondary School, where she is now an Alumni of Distinction.

With her lifelong mission to help better the City of Hamilton and its constituents, you can rest assured that Rebecca Wissenz and her dedicated team of legal professionals will give you the dignity, compassion and ferocity required to fight for your best interests with maximum results. 

Recovery can be a long road, but you can rely on Wissenz Law to help you get through every step of your journey. 

Wissenz Law Team
Rebecca Wissenz Lawyer

“Let us take care of your lawsuit, so you can focus on your recovery and your life.”

- Rebecca Wissenz

Meet Our Team

Lawyer L.L.C

Rebecca Wissenz

Lawyer L.L.C

Rebecca Wissenz was born and raised in Hamilton.  growing up in Stoney Creek and graduating from Saltfleet High School. From the time she was 10 she knew that she wanted to be a lawyer, and she spent the next 15 years working towards her dream.

After studying Political Science at Queen’s University and then graduating from Windsor Law School, she worked as an associate and later as a long-time partner in one of the city’s largest law firms, until founding Wissenz Law in 2008.

Senior Litigation Law Clerk

Wendy Mingo

Senior Litigation Law Clerk

Wendy was born and raised in the Hamilton area, where she earned a degree in Financial Accounting, Human Resource Management and Business Administration. After working many years in the legal field, Wendy obtained both her Paralegal Certificate and Law Clerk (Honours) Diploma.  She specializes in Accident Benefits and Tort personal injury work, as well as Estates and Real Estate.

Wendy has been working with Rebecca for over 20 years, and works closely with her to ensure our clients have all their recovery needs met while receiving the best care and compensation possible.

Booker Keeper

Marie Pennel

Book Keeper

Marie is our trusted Book Keeper, and has been working at Wissenz Law since it was established in 2008, and with Rebecca even longer. She is from Glasgow, Scotland but has been a resident of Hamilton for many years. Her dedication to our team and ensuring that our business is running as efficiently and organized as possible.

With a warm pot of tea always somewhere within reach, her hard work is unparalleled. At Wissenz Law, there is always a warm pot of tea or coffee brewed for our clients, so Marie is in good company.

Office Administrator

Christine Mckenna

Office Administrator

Christine has been working with Rebecca for over 25 years, and is our Office Administrator, keeping our ship in tip top shape. She is your first point of contact when you book your free consultation, and will ask you all the important questions that you need to consider before pursuing your case.

Christine was raised in Hamilton and holds a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Mohawk College, and uses her highly empathetic nature to ensure that our clients know how much they are truly cared for at Wissenz Law from the moment you walk in our door. 

Paralegal

Dale Garrick

Paralegal

Dale has officially been on the Wissenz Law team since she graduated with honours from Sheridan College’s Paralegal program in 2015, after completing her work placement with us. Since her first day in the office as a student, she’s collaborated so well with the team that Rebecca asked her to join us full-time immediately upon her graduation. 

While Dale’s role is multifaceted, her primary responsibility concerns the handling of Tort and personal injury files, as well as working on Wills and Powers of Attorney. In addition, she serves as a main point of contact for many clients, helping to explain legal procedures and alleviate any anxieties they may have about what to expect in a litigation process.