Salina F. Chagpar LL.B J.D.


With almost 30 years of unwavering dedication to the field of personal injury law, Salina Chagpar stands as a formidable advocate for her clients. Salina holds a joint LLB and JD degree, graduating with distinction in 1989.

Salina Chagpar was admitted as a member to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1994, having graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Arts in 1988, a Bachelor of Administrative Studies in 1989, and combined Canadian and U.S law degrees in 1992 – Bachelor of Laws University of Windsor and a Juris Doctorate University of Detroit. Salina is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates Society, and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. 

After her call to the bar, Salina spent 18 years at a prestigious law firm, where she ascended to the position of partner. In her relentless pursuit of justice, Salina ventured out on her own in 2012, founding Chagpar Law, where she has dedicated herself entirely to helping personal injury clients and taking on insurance giants. Salina has devoted her entire legal career to acting for plaintiffs in personal injury cases, specializing in Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation. She has handled a wide spectrum of personal injury cases including chronic pain cases, fatalities, serious orthopedic injuries with expertise in catastrophic claims including brain injured victims, amputations and victims suffering partial and complete paralysis. Salina has successfully advanced and settled hundreds of cases against parties responsible for the injuries and as well claims for no fault statutory benefits, collateral claims for short- and long-term disability and Canada Pension Disability Benefits. 

Salina’s reputation as a champion for her clients is unparalleled, earning her respect among both plaintiff and defense lawyers. She is known for her tenacity, refusing to back down in the face of challenges. Salina’s expertise extends to handling catastrophic claims demonstrating her commitment to seeking justice for the most vulnerable. Her approach is characterized by meticulous attention to detail and a strategic mindset. While she values collaboration within her team, Salina personally oversees all major decisions, ensuring that every case benefits from her expertise. Despite her tough courtroom demeanor, Salina has a heart for the underdog, often taking on cases that other firms would overlook due to their limited financial value. Her dedication to the community is evident through her voluntary work and willingness to assist others, embodying the true spirit of legal service.

Salina’s clients are not just cases; they are individuals fighting battles, and she takes their struggles personally. Despite her demanding workload, she works tirelessly, often sacrificing her personal time, to secure the best possible outcomes for her clients. Salina’s commitment is further demonstrated by her willingness to work on a contingency basis, offering a lifeline to clients who might not otherwise have access to justice.

In addition to her legal prowess, Salina is also a mentor, guiding junior lawyers in their careers and instilling in them the values of compassion and dedication. Her reputation as a tough opponent is matched only by her generosity and willingness to extend a helping hand.

What sets Salina apart is her unique approach to her practice. Her mantra has been one of service, where every satisfied client brings in three more. This grassroots approach speaks volumes about her dedication to her clients, focusing not on self-promotion but on delivering results.

Area of Practice
  • Plaintiff’s Personal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Serious Orthopedic Injuries
  • Accident Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
Bar Admissions

Ontario, 1994


University of Windsor School of Law, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
LL.B. – 1992

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Advocates Society
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
Past Employment Positions

Lofranco Chagpar, Senior Partner, 1994 – 2012