Michael Simkin was born and raised in NDG, Montreal, Canada. He is a social justice lawyer affiliated attorney with Legal Logik, an innovative law firm based in Montreal. With more than 10 years of experience in corporate governance, particularly in the not-for-profit sector, Michael is known for his leadership, his expertise in community organizing, his social entrepreneurship and his strong communications skills. Always looking to make a difference at the local level, Michael continues to work with residents, businesses and community groups to help them overcome challenges and realize their projects. As an active member of the NDG community, Michael ran for municipal office in 2013.