Laurence M. Olivo, BA, MA, JD is a lawyer and was a professor in the Faculty of Business, Seneca College, for over 30 years, with experience in post-secondary teaching in a variety of college programs, and in the Law Society of Ontario’s Bar Admission program. His legal practice experience included civil litigation and family law, as well as policy development work with the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General. He is the author of more than 15 texts in various areas of law and has developed specialized online courses for use by post-secondary institutions. He also sat as a Small Claims Court Judge in Richmond Hill. He currently writes and edits legal education and training material, and serves on the board of several not for profit organizations.