Esther Shainblum practices at Carters Professional Corporation in the areas of charity and not for profit law, privacy law and health law. She has been ranked by Chambers and Partners. From 2005 to 2017 Ms. Shainblum was General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada, a national, not-for-profit, charitable home and community care organization. In that capacity Ms. Shainblum provided support to the board, management and staff in a variety of areas including governance, risk management, privacy and access to information, compliance and corporate/commercial matters. Before joining VON Canada, Ms. Shainblum was Senior Policy Advisor to the Ontario Minister of Health, advising the Minister on a wide range of portfolios, including hospitals, long term care and health care professions. Earlier in her career, Ms. Shainblum practiced health law and corporate/commercial law at McMillan Binch and spent a number of years working in policy development at Queen’s Park.

Ms. Shainblum obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from McGill University, her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and her Master of Laws, Health Law from Dalhousie Law School, Health Law Institute. She also holds the Canadian Risk Management Designation (CRM).

Recognitions
   
 
Education & Call To The Bar
   
 
  • B.A., McGill University
  • LL.B. Osgoode Hall Law School
  • LLM. Health Law from Dalhousie Law School, Health Law Institute
  • CRM. Sprott School of Business, Carleton University.
  • Ontario Bar, 1988
Publications
   
 
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man, Ryan M. Prendergast, Esther Shainblum, Esther S.J. Oh, Jennifer M. Leddy, Sean S. Carter, Adriel N. Clayton and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 510, April 8, 2022.
By Esther Shainblum and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 505, November 25, 2021.
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L.M. Man, Ryan M. Prendergast, Esther Shainblum, Luis R. Chacin, and Sean S. Carter. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 492, April 17, 2021.
By Esther Shainblum and Luis R. Chacin. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 481, November 26, 2020.
 
Speaking Engagements & Seminar Materials
   
 
Presented by Esther Shainblum at The 2022 Charity & NFP Law Seminar.
Presented by Esther Shainblum at the Moving Forward with the ONCA: Understanding Key Provisions and Practical Tips Webinar on December 8, 2021
Presented by Esther Shainblum at The 2021 Church & Charity Law Webinar.