About Us

Services Offered Include:

  • General corporate charity and not-for-profit work (organizations and foundations);
  • Incorporating, updating and amending letters patent, articles of incorporation and by-laws under Ontario or Federal legislation;
  • Charitable set ups and registration;
  • Not-for-Profit set ups;
  • Amalgamations, Mergers and Continuances;
  • Foreign Activity Agreements; and
  • General review and customized drafting of a charity’s governing, policy and other legal/governance documents.

About Teresa Douma

Teresa is a Canadian corporate charity and not-for-profit lawyer and sole practitioner of Douma Law, based in Ontario, Canada.  

Previously Teresa worked at the Canadian Council of Christian Charities (CCCC) as in-house counsel and as Senior Director, Legal Affairs.  

She began her legal career as an associate with the national law firm of Miller Thomson LLP, working out of the Waterloo Region office.  

Teresa graduated with her law degree from the University of Western Ontario, and was called to the Bar in September 2002. She received her B.A (Hon.) from the University of Waterloo. 

Teresa has been listed in the “Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory” regularly since 2015, as a leading practitioner in the Charities/Not-For-Profit practice area.  

She has served as a member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Executive Committee for many years.   

Contact Us

Teresa Douma, Lawyer

Email: teresa@doumalaw.ca