Howard Oldham

Howard graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the bar in 1996. He articled with the Toronto “Bay Street” law firm of Fraser Milner Casgrain and practiced in their labour law department for five years. During this time, he represented many international companies in respect of sophisticated labour law and litigation matters. Howard then became legal counsel for Consumers Glass Manufacturing based out of its headquarters in Toronto. Consumers Glass was an international manufacturer of glass containers with factories located all over the world. In this capacity, Howard, was involved in all legal aspects of the company including corporate governance, litigation and labour law issues.

Howard grew up just outside of Port Carling in Muskoka and has been involved in many entrepreneurial ventures outside of the law including partnership in an alarm company, owning a resort and construction projects. Howard’s ability to provide a “business perspective” is a unique asset to assist our business clients in dealing with legal matters. Howard is a director of the West Parry Sound Health Centre Foundation.


Joyce Faria

Joyce joined Oldham Law Firm in August 2013.

She obtained her H.B.A.  in International Studies and Political Science from York University and her J.D. from the University of Ottawa.  Prior to joining Oldham Law Firm, Joyce articled with The Corporation of the City of North Bay. Joyce practices in the areas of family, estates, corporate, and real estate law.

Joyce is a member of the Muskoka Law Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada.


David Williams

David obtained his BSc, Honors Specialization in Biology, from the University of Western Ontario (2007), and his JD from Robson Hall at the University of Manitoba (2012). His articling and previous legal experience was through Legal Aid in Winnipeg, Toronto, and London, in the areas of criminal, immigration, poverty and family law. He was a family staff lawyer with Legal Aid Ontario at the Waterloo Region Courthouse in the two years before joining Oldham Law Firm in September, 2015.

David is now practicing in the areas of civil, corporate, estates, family, and real estate law. He has successfully represented clients at Administrative Tribunals, the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice from the commencement of proceedings through trial, as well as at the Appellate level in the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

David grew up in Arnprior, before moving to attend high school in Stratford. Having made the decision to call Parry Sound home in 2015, he is engaging with the community, including through working on the Board of Directors for Community Living Parry Sound, and assisting clients to get timely results in a cost effective manner, as part of the Oldham team.

Margaret (Maggie) Osborne

Maggie obtained her H.B.A.  in Psychology and Law and Justice from Laurentian University and her J.D. from the University of Ottawa.  Maggie joined Oldham Law Firm as a Lawyer in April 2021 but has been a part of the team since 2016, including completing her articling with our firm. Maggie practices in the areas of family, estates, Small Claims Court, and real estate law.

Maggie was born and raised in Parry Sound and is happy to be able to stay local and assist clients in her hometown.