Our Team

JOHN B. PIAZZA
Founder and Partner

Direct Line: 613-238-2244 ext. 22
Email: jpiazza@piazzalaw.com

For more than 30 years John has concentrated his practice in the areas of real estate, commercial and corporate law.

In addition to residential real estate purchases, sales and mortgages, John represents clients in all facets of commercial real estate, including land development, multi-residential and commercial purchases and sales, complex mortgage financing and commercial leasing.

John’s proven skills as a negotiator are frequently sought in business transactions and commercial contracts. He has also developed an expertise in corporate law, including corporate reorganization and restructuring.

For most of his career, John has been involved in charitable and political fundraising and has established a high level of rapport at the political and the public service level.

Education and Qualifications

  • Year of Call: 1973
  • LL.B., Queen’s University
  • B.A., Carleton University

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • County of Carleton Law Association

Community Involvement

  • Past chair of the corporate Fundraising Committee of Villa Marconi

HARLAND I. TANNER
Partner

Direct Line: 613-238-2244 ext. 27
Email: htanner@piazzalaw.com

Harland has concentrated his practice in the areas of real estate and wills and estates.

Harland acts in residential and commercial real estate matters, representing and advising individuals and businesses through the process of buying, selling and financing. He also acts extensively for borrowers and lenders in commercial mortgage transactions.

Harland’s real estate practice also includes advising builders in all matters of land development and construction, including urban infill, subdivision and condominium development.

In addition to his extensive real estate practice, Harland practices in the areas of wills, estates and trusts, advising both individuals and businesses in estate matters and succession planning.

Education and Qualifications

  • Year of Call: 2008
  • LL.B., University of Ottawa
  • B.A., (Hons.), Carleton University

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • East Region Solicitors Conference Planning Committee

Community Involvement

  • Legal Volunteer, Reach Canada
  • Director, Kehillat Beth Israel
  • Jewish Federation of Ottawa Representative to Jewish Family Services of Ottawa

MICHAEL MARCOGLIESE
Associate

Direct Line: 613-238-2244 ext. 25
Email: mmarcogliese@piazzalaw.com

Michael joined the firm in November 2018. As a Montreal native, Michael is fluent in English and French and able to assist clients in both official languages. His practice areas are focused in corporate and commercial law, wills and estates, and commercial leasing. He can assist clients with all their estate planning needs as well as their business matters such as: incorporations, dissolutions, purchases and sales of businesses, and reorganizations. Having studied abroad, Michael can offer clients a unique perspective and creative solutions to their legal matters.

In his free time Michael likes to play soccer, visit his family in Montreal as well as take time to travel and explore new destinations and cultures.

If you need assistance in any of the above areas please feel free to contact our office or Michael directly.

Education and Qualifications

  • Year of Call: 2018
  • LL.B., with Academic Merit, University of Leeds (UK)
  • B.A., with Distinction, Concordia University

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Ontario Bar Association