Angela Papalia

Contact Information

  • Direct Line: 905-383-0500
  • Email: apapalia@regencylawgroup.ca

Angela has practiced law all over the world—Toronto, Australia, Malaysia, and South Korea. She returned to her hometown of Hamilton in 2011 and has been practicing law here ever since; first with a prominent Hamilton/Burlington Law Firm before joining Regency Group Law in 2020.

General civil litigation is her niche, where she focuses on estates law, including Survivorship Applications, Will and Power of Attorney challenges and defences, variation and interpretation of Wills and Trusts, Dependent Relief claims, Passing of Accounts and general Estate Administration. Angela has Employment Law experience as general counsel for 3 local businesses, advises not-for-profit corporations, and establishes trusts for both families and for charitable objectives.

Angela is the past Vice Chair of the Hamilton/Burlington SPCA and has previously sat on other community boards gaining invaluable governance experience

Areas of Practice

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate and General Counsel


  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – McMaster University (2003)
  • Juris Doctor from Bond University (2007)
  • Call to the Bar (2011)

Past Leadership Positions

  • Hamilton/Burlington SPCA
  • CLiC Hamilton
  • Victim Services
  • CANUSA Basketball coach