Patricia Elia is a senior lawyer with Elia Associates and has practiced law for over 25 years in the areas of condominium law and corporate law, in large, medium and the boutique specialty law firm of Elia Associates. Patricia is intrigued by the interplay of economics, the law and critical thinking models in condominiums and she likes to understand people. As a trained mediator, she understands the value of early and creative dispute resolution opportunities.

As an active industry participant, she believes that the sharing of knowledge has the potential to empower Boards of Directors. Patricia’s commitment to condominiums has been in leadership roles such as the President of CCI Huronia, Co-Chair of CCI’s National Council, a member of CCI National Executive and a member of all 5 Ontario chapters.  She has also sat as Vice-Chair of CCI National’s Government Relations Committee and Governance Committee.

Founder of Women in Condos.

She has been a Condominium Director for the last 19 years and a Unit Owner of a condominium. Patricia is pleased to have been a recipient of the CCI National Volunteer Award and to have received CCI National’s LCCI designation as a leader of the Canadian Condominium Institute.

Patricia is passionate about the condominium industry because of the important role condominiums play in the lives of real people.


Canadian Condominium Institute ("CCI") - Toronto Chapter Member – Speaker, Committee Member
Canadian Condominium Institute ("CCI") - Golden Horseshoe Chapter Member – Speaker, Instructor
Canadian Condominium Institute ("CCI") - Huronia Chapter Member – Director, President, Instructor
Canadian Condominium Institute ("CCI") - Ottawa Chapter Member – Instructor
Canadian Condominium Institute ("CCI") – National Council Co-Chair
Canadian Condominium Institute ("CCI") – National Government Relations Vice-Chair
Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario ("ACMO")

Member – Associate, Committee Member

Adler International Learning Professional Coach – ATC
University of Windsor  Advanced Mediation
Law Society of Ontario Member
Queen's University LL.B.
Ryerson Polytechnical University B.Comm.

Our goal is cost effective and creative legal solutions.  Why?  To grow and sustain condominium communities through trust and intelligence.

– Patricia Elia