Sharon Bauer is a partner at Wolfe Lawyers. She litigates personal injury matters including long term disability denials.
Sharon also has a keen interest in privacy and cybersecurity. She transfers her litigation and risk analysis skills to critically approach and engage with privacy and security issues.
Sharon has a client-centric practice, ensuring she understands the needs of her clients. She delivers her expertise in a manner that is efficient and easy for her clients to understand.
Sharon was admitted to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2008. She obtained her law degree from the University of Windsor and participated in an international exchange program at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to joining Wolfe Lawyers, Sharon was a partner at another prominent law firm.
Sharon is a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) where she is currently the Vice-Chair of the New Lawyer's Division. She also served as the Chair of the OTLA’s Women’s Caucus. Sharon is also a member of The Advocates’ Society and the Ontario Bar Association.
When she is not practicing law, Sharon enjoys exploring her creative side. She frequently writes articles about privacy and security, as well as humorous parenting advice.
Privacy law has been in the spotlight following the reveal of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, raising important legal and ethical issues…Read more
There is little doubt that in an increasingly digital world, personal data has become a valuable commodity.…Read more
Facial recognition technology on mobile phones has wider privacy implications than many consumers realize, Toronto litigator Sharon Bauer tells AdvocateDaily.com. Apple’s recent launch of its iPhone X…Read more
Similar to the way money is stored in a bank, cryptocurrency can be stored in forms of “cryptocurrency wallets” where sensitive information is encrypted and securely stored. If an owner of a bitcoin uses an online wallet…Read more
As the value of bitcoins continues to soar, there has been increased interest in whether cryptocurrencies may one day replace traditional currencies. However, regulators and the broader public remain skeptical and concerned about…Read more
Autonomous vehicles, also known as self-driving vehicles, are a reality and Canada has much to do to prepare for their arrival. All levels of government must start…Read more
Canadian travellers ought to be very concerned with the level of searches that customs officials at the U.S. border are permitted to conduct on cellphones and electronic devices…Read more
It’s Saturday evening. You are on your computer, drafting an important email to your client…Read more
“Mommy, my taco broke,” shouts your four-year-old son. “Fix it.” It’s Tuesday Taco Night and from the look on your son’s face, things are about to get decidedly un-fiesta like, and fast…Read more
It’s two nights before the big day. I’ve spent countless hours over the past year preparing and it’s nearly here. The event space is booked. The guest list is confirmed. And the boxes are packed with…Read more
You know the cliché “sleeps like a baby”? Well, it’s a cruel misnomer. Babies don’t sleep.…Read more
Further guidelines and clarity may need to be developed as the campaign for a “right to be forgotten” gathers steam at home and abroad, Toronto litigator Sharon Bauer tells AdvocateDaily.com..…Read more
The European Union's new privacy protection rules are being described as a game-changing new standard that's already being felt in Canada as companies with transatlantic operations get ready for the sweeping changes that come into effect later this month.…Read more
Canadians’ growing awareness of data ownership rules could be a silver lining in the Facebook privacy scandal, Toronto litigator Sharon Bauer tells AdvocateDaily.com…Read more
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) — also known as self-driving vehicles — are a reality and all levels of government in Canada need to start exploring their impact on our roads…Read more
Hiring a new associate can be just like having a second child — in both cases, the newbie is a threat to the hierarchy, Toronto plaintiffs’ personal injury…Read more
A case heading to the Supreme Court of Canada may shed light on when a business owner should be held responsible for the injuries of trespassers, says Toronto personal injury…Read more
Toronto personal injury lawyer Sharon Bauer says a plan to create "complete streets" likely won't be a cure-all for the city’s rising number of pedestrian deaths…Read more
The sleeping habits of a newborn baby can be challenging, even for those who are expert at pulling “all nighters” — but fear not — it is possible to...Read more
In order to reverse the recent trend of unfavourable jury verdicts for injured victims, personal injury lawyers need to think creatively to simplify trials and address the...Read more
Self-driving cars will improve safety and reduce casualties, but will also raise a number of ethical considerations, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Sharon Bauer. But...Read more
With the countless hours of preparation, stress and checklists, planning a child’s birthday party can be a lot like getting ready for trial — but any last-minute...Read more
Toronto personal injury lawyer Sharon Bauer isn’t sure why more lawyers aren’t taking advantage of summary trials to get their clients through the court...Read more
Just like with witnesses at trial, cross-examination can help resolve a dispute between your kids — except, children are a lot more unpredictable than witnesses, they lie...Read more
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