Jacques Tjonasan, PCLaw CIC
As the principal and founder of Accounting for Law, Jacques utilizes his 20+ years of industry experience to oversee all aspects of the company ensuring that client needs are met at every level. Jacques is fluent in Dutch.
Director of Operations
Christine is a seasoned law firm administrator with over 25 years’ experience in accounting and office management. She has a Diploma in Computer Programming and has been using PCLaw for most of her career. She is also a Pro-Advisor for Quickbooks Desktop and Online. Her entrepreneurial spirit and diverse areas of business experience have given Christine great insight in and through the accounting cycle, financial analysis and year-ends.
Jackie has over 25 years of experience in the legal industry working as an Accounting and/or Office Manager for both small and mid-sized Law Firms. She started out with one of the first Law Firms to use PCLaw, and went on to work for Alumni Computer Group, Inc. the writers of the PCLaw™ software. Jackie provided Accounting assistance and training to Alumni Computer Group’s clients. She is a self-motivated and organized person with excellent communication, leadership and problem solving skills. Jackie has successfully supported many Law Firms through pre and post Law Society Spot Audits and is proficient in PCLaw, QuickBooks, Excel and a variety of Accounting payroll software packages.
Tina's experience spans over twenty years, working first as a Legal Assistant, and then as a Law Clerk. Tina is currently a member of the Institute of Law Clerks. During her 20 years in the Legal industry Tina developed a passion for the field; which drove her to become proficient as a PCLaw support specialist and Bookkeeper specializing in Real Estate office Bookkeeping and LSUC Spot Audits. Tina is also fluent in Macedonian.
Yvonne is our team’s payroll specialist. She has joined the team with comprehensive payroll experience.
She successfully navigates this important position by using her advanced multi-tasking ability.
Her communication and writing skills benefit the information flow required by our clientele.
She speaks and understands Taglog.
Alma has a BSc in Business Administration-Accounting and over 20 years of experience in managing law firms' financial records and all facets of today’s legal firm. Alma’s extensive knowledge of PCLaw, complicated accounting and tax issues; make her a valuable asset to law firms of all types. Alma has expertise in preparing timely and accurate reports, monthly reconciliations for trust and general accounts, preparation and submission of T4's, accounts payable, invoicing, collections and analysis. Alma goes the extra mile to instill confidence in her clients. Alma is fluent in Tagalog and Bicol.
Jessica is a Durham College graduate with strong accounting experience. Jessica is a proactive and organized professional with over 4 years of PC Law expertise, as well as experience with other law firm accounting software; Cosmolex, Ghost Practice and QuickBooks. She is a fast learner and works well under pressure. Jessica also has strong computer skills and works well within strict deadlines.
Lila’s educational background includes attendance at Algonquin College receiving a Certificate in Bookkeeping, Accounting and Taxation. She has demonstrated great communication skills and an aptitude for all aspects of Legal Bookkeeping. Her positive personality and strong work ethic is appreciated by all AFL staff and clients.
Dwight is a recent Accounting graduate from Durham College.
His responsibilities include attending law offices to administer basic PCLaw tasks, vacation and temporary relief.
He brings a continuous work ethic that includes long days and weekend support.
As a graduate from the University of Windsor, Brittni is a self-motivated, reliable and resourceful individual. She has experience in event planning, fundraising and graphic design through her association with non-profit organizations and the community. She also had the opportunity to work as a media relation and outreach coordinator, which has strengthened her communication and organization skills.
Karen joined AFL in April 2015 as a part time coop student. She graduated from George Brown College and continued her education at York University. She completed Accounting and Finance program at the end of December 2018. We are pleased Karen chose to join us full-time in January 2019.
Her other talents include graphic design. We utilize those skills to complete billing templates in legal accounting software packages.
Karen’s family is originally from the Philippines and she is fluent in Tagalog.
Janice has over 13 year’s experience working in finance as an accounting/billing analyst. She has a Finance and Payroll diploma, and is working towards the completion of her advance accounting diploma. Creating and streamlining various report, billing/ebilling, bank reconciliation, budgeting, accounts payables, account receivables, year end and month end closing, and payroll. She also has strong computer skills and is a fast learner and enjoys building reports using her advance excel skills.
Nakissa Koomalsingh is a recent graduate from Nipissing University, obtaining her Undergrad Degree in Business Administration, specialization in Finance. Along with her finance certificate (entrepreneurship), Nakissa has been an outstanding student athlete with great leadership and organizational skills. She has experience in PCLaw completing daily entries (trust and general), billing, cash receipt and credit card allocation functions. Nakissa is very outgoing and will “get the job done”.
As a current student of University of Toronto, Kaprice is articulate and customer service oriented. She is currently taking journalism resulting from the over exposure to CNN which is her father’s channel of choice. Kaprice performed at Elite Dance Studios to the age of 17. She has many awards to her credit.