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Escarpment Law Group is dedicated primarily to the practice of Real Estate Law. We have eight offices conveniently located throughout Oakville, Burlington, Stoney Creek, Hamilton (Mountain & Downtown), St. Catharines, Welland and Waterdown. 


While we do offer a full array of legal services required by clients including Estate Planning (such as Wills, Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration), Business Planning (such as incorporations and business acquisitions), the main focus of our practice is with respect to Real Estate Transactions — both residential and commercial. This includes purchases, sales and mortgage refinances.


Aldo Berlingieri, LL.B., partner, was called to the Ontario Bar in 1983. He practiced in the area of civil litigation before restricting his practice to Real Estate, Corporate and Commercial Law, and Wills & Estates. Mr. Berlingieri also handles Business/Asset Acquisitions and Sales for both small and large companies. He works out of the Downtown Hamilton location.

Alanna C. Stephen, B.A., LL.B., J.D., partner, holds both Canadian and American law degrees and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2005. Ms. Stephen practiced for 6 years in the area of Civil Litigation at a well-known Hamilton firm before making the move to Real Estate Law. Ms. Stephen also manages our various offices and travels between them although she primarily meets with clients at our Burlington and Oakville locations.

Amey Hanna, B.A. (Hons), J.D., partner, is a law graduate of Western Michigan University and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2015. Ms. Hanna has chosen to practice exclusively in the areas of Real Estate and Wills & Estates. She began working with Escarpment Law Group right after her Call and became a partner in 2024. Ms. Hanna primarily works out of the Hamilton Mountain location.

Alyssa Di Lallo, B.A., LL.B., associate,

joined Escarpment Law Group as an associate lawyer in 2021. Ms. Di Lallo obtained her Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Exeter. She has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, and Small Claims Court. Ms. Di Lallo splits her time between our St. Catharines and Welland locations and her practice focuses on Real Estate, Wills & Estates, and Corporate Law. 

Brian J. Bennett, B.A. (Hons) J.D., associate, joined Escarpment Law Group in 2022. Mr. Bennett graduated from Queen’s Law School with his J.D. in 2019. He practices Real Estate, Wills & Estates, and Corporate Law mainly out of our Downtown Hamilton location. 

Kaya Zagorda, B.A. (Hons) J.D., associate, is a law graduate of Queen’s University Law School, and was called to the Bar in 2019. Ms. Zagorda joined Escarpment Law Group in 2023 and practices in the areas of Real Estate and Wills & Estates. Ms. Zagorda works primarily out of our Stoney Creek and Waterdown offices.

Douglas J. DePaulo, LL.B., (retired), was born and raised in Hamilton and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1981. His areas of practice were Real Estate Transactions, Financing, Wills & Estates and Corporate and Commercial Law. Mr. DePaulo retired in the Fall of 2023 after 42 very successful years of practice and serving the Hamilton community. 



Purchase & Sale Transactions & Re-Financing


Business Acquisitions, Sales & Incorporations


Wills, Powers of Attorney and Estate Adminstration 

"Sincerest thanks for your very courteous and professional procedures and work ethic. It’s working with people like you that make things so much easier when dealing with this type of circumstance."

Client testimonial


Hamilton Mountain Office: 

101-1595 Upper James Street

Hamilton, ON L9B 0H7

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.103 

Fax: 905 667 2991

Downtown Hamilton Office:

1 James Street S, 6 Fl

Hamilton, ON L8P 4R5  

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.120

Fax: 905 635 6886

North Burlington Office:

2180 Itabashi Way, Unit 4A

Burlington, ON L7M 5A5

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.105

Fax: 905 319 8390

Stoney Creek Office:

860 Queenston Road

Stoney Creek, ON L8G 4A8

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.102

Fax: 905 963 7328

Welland Office:

50 Prince Charles Drive S Welland, ON L3C 7B3

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.122

Fax: 289 479 0230

St. Catharines Office:

261 Martindale Road, 14c 

St. Catharines, ON L8W 1A2

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.122

Fax: 289 479 0230

Oakville Office:

1320 Cornwall Drive, Unit 103

Oakville, ON L6J 7W5

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.110

Fax: 289 427 0170

Waterdown Office:

493 Dundas Street E

Waterdown, ON L0R 2H1

Tel: 905 681 6998 x.105

Fax: 905 319 8390


Escarpment Law Group is primarily dedicated to real estate law and real estate transactions. If you are buying or selling property (or a business) in Hamilton, Burlington, Dundas, Ancaster, Stoney Creek, Waterdown, St. Catharines, Brantford, Caledonia, Oakville, Grismbsy, Binbrook, Beamsville, Carlisle, Flamborough, Mississauga or Toronto, we would be pleased to speak to you and provide a comprehensive fee quote.


Our team of lawyers also provides Estate Planning, Wills and Powers of Attorney services. 


Escarpment Law Group 905 681 6998

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