We are very pleased to announce that effective May 1, 2015 Charles F. Ruttan has joined the firm as counsel, and will continue his practice in the areas of estate litigation (including wills and estates) and construction liens.  With his 40 years of experience as a lawyer, Chuck adds immensely to our depth in these areas.  Chuck is well known for his thoroughness and for his practical approach to resolving disputes. He is dedicated to his clients and, in turn, they seem to be very committed to him.  Chuck has been a resident of Barrie and very active in our community since 1976.  (See his bio here.) Welcome, Chuck!  We’re very happy to have you as part of our team.

Chuck can be reached directly at

Carroll Heyd Chown LLP is a 12 lawyer firm established in Barrie in 1973 by Kevin Carroll, Q.C. LSM. Since then, we have developed a reputation among the bench and bar as committed advocates who are always prepared, professional, and respectful. We focus exclusively on civil litigation.