Our Team

Erika Verret

With over 20 years combined in human resource management and employment law experience, Erika brings a practical approach to client matters.

Erika is the founder of Bridge Legal & HR Solutions. With her extensive experience, Erika is equipped to address all of your HR & employment law needs, no matter how complex they may be. Focusing on impartial, third-party workplace investigations, Erika has conducted numerous investigations throughout her career, both as an internal investigator and an external investigator. These investigations have included harassment, bullying, sexual harassment, toxic or poisoned work environment, discrimination, and many more.

Erika is a member and Certificate Holder of the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), as well as its Canadian chapter (CAWI) which is a not-for-profit organization focused on enhancing the quality of workplace investigations internationally.

Jandre Ljubicic

Jandre provides superior customer service and tailored solutions suitable for the unique needs of each client.

Jandre is an employment lawyer at Bridge Legal & HR Solutions. With background in philosophy and law, Jandre approaches his work with a keen eye for detail. His focus is on providing comprehensive and timely advice to employers for every stage of the employment relationship. Whether you are looking for advice on employment contracts, human resource policies, human rights, occupational health & safety, or accessibility matters, Jandre is available to provide effective and exceptional client service. 

To better serve your needs, Jandre is fluent in both English and Serbian/Croatian.

Denise Kuhn

Denise Kuhn

An HR professional with 20+ years experience in diverse business environments, Denise will provide strategic guidance and proven solutions tailored to enable your strategy and optimize people operations.

Having depth of experience in all areas of HR, Denise can assist you with providing practical and effective HR strategies that align with your culture and business needs.  With a personal passion for talent management, Denise will provide assistance and tools to attract, develop and retain valuable employees.  She also has extensive experience providing advice solutions for employee relations challenges (and opportunities) and will complement your existing leadership team to analyze and optimize your current HR programs.  

Michelle Bird

Michelle brings over a decade of experience providing expert services. Michelle maintains an unbiased and open-minded perspective to all circumstances.

Michelle is an experienced lawyer, workplace investigator, trainer, and workplace consultant. She began her career at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal, where she articled in the Tribunal Counsel Office. She then spent eight years as an investigator and legal counsel for the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman, undertaking high-profile regulatory investigations.

Michelle then further enhanced her career in a growing Toronto-based firm where she conducted investigations into bullying, sexual harassment and code of conduct violations and acted as a Team Lead. Michelle continues to provide expert workplace investigation services, assessments, and training sessions on mitigating bias, workplace civility, and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) best practices. Michelle is currently working on her master’s degree in counseling psychology and plans to incorporate counselling techniques to address workplace stress. 

Michelle Bird

Palmina Pitruzzella

Palmina is Bridge Legal & HR Solutions’ Administrative Specialist and provides a wide range of support with a natural ability to execute multiple competing priorities for the firm.

Palmina has over 20 years of national and international progressive administrative and operational experience for both government and non-government agencies. Palmina is fluent in English and Italian.

Contact us today to discuss your needs and we will create a budget that fits!