Our Team

Meet the team behind Ain Whitehead LLP

Andrew Ain

Andrew’s practice is concentrated on residential real estate, mortgage lending and commercial transactions, with a particular expertise in land development and condominium law.


Andrew has extensive experience in all aspects of property development acting for owners, developers, condominium corporations, municipalities, financiers, and landlords.

In addition to real estate, Andrew practices corporate law. He represents businesses of all sizes addressing all of their corporate needs including, creation of new corporations, financing their business, buying & selling their business, shareholder/partnership agreements, corporate reorganizations, corporate maintenance, business succession and general advice.

Andrew acts and advises a large number of professionals and professional corporations, including physicians, dentists, accountants and lawyers, establishing and maintaining Professional Corporations.


Andrew is a proud McGill University double graduate. After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1994, Andrew attended the National Programme at the Faculty of Law, where, upon graduating with distinction in 1998, he obtained degrees in both Common and Civil Law (BCL & LL.B.).

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A proud father of two young men, Andrew is married to Dr. Stacie Weber and was born and raised in Montreal. In his spare time he plays the drums in a local band, The Bailouts, who have competed several times at the MacLaren Art Center’s Battle of the Bands. Andrew loves to fish, watch NFL football and torture himself on the golf course.

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Kathryn Whitehead

Kathryn’s practice is focused on real estate and wills & estates.


Kathryn is a founding partner of Ain Whitehead LLP.  Her practice is focused on two primary areas: Real Estate and Wills & Estates.   In addition to residential real estate purchases, sales, and mortgages, her real estate practice has a particular emphasis on private mortgage lending and mortgage enforcement.

Regarding her Will practice, Kathryn assists clients by drafting Wills and Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care that reflect each client’s unique circumstances. Kathryn also has experience in complicated estate planning including primary and corporate wills, international wills, various testamentary trusts, such as Spousal, Family, and Henson, and Limited Powers of Attorney for Property for Professional Corporations.

Kathryn has assisted many families through the transition of losing a loved one.  Her estate practice is focused on administration and involves assisting Estate Trustees through necessary court applications, accounting procedures, and dispositions to beneficiaries.


Kathryn originates from a farming community in Lambton County.  She obtained her Bachelor of Human Kinetics and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Windsor. In addition to graduating with honours, she was a varsity athlete with the University's Indoor Track and Field Team, competing at the national and international levels.

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Kathryn is proud to be the Central East Regional Lawyer Bencher for the Law Society of Ontario. Kathryn ran in the 2023 LSO Bencher Election as part of the Bencher Good Governance Coalition on a platform of well-rounded leadership, common sense and experience. Her goal is to provide a unique and diverse perspective to policies and issues raised at Convocation, and to ultimately encourage positive change within the profession.

Kathryn is very active in both the local legal community and Barrie community. Kathryn is the Past President of the Simcoe County Law Association, as well as the Past President of the Barrie Real Estate Lawyers’ Association and the Estate Planning Council of Simcoe County. In the community, she is the Vice-President of the Barrie Community Foundation, member of the Almaguin Area Municipal Joint Compliance Audit Committee and a former Director of the Board of Directors of Gilda’s Club, which provides support for individuals and families with cancer.

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Graydon Ebert

Graydon practices in the areas of corporate/commercial law and real estate.


Graydon has a broad corporate practice to meet the needs of his clients regardless of their size or industry. Graydon advises his clients on all legal matters facing their business from formation to dissolution and has extensive experience acting for both buyers and sellers in the acquisition of a business.

Graydon’s real estate practice is focused on the acquisition, disposition development, financing, and leasing of commercial, residential and condominium properties. Graydon has developed substantial expertise acting for both landlords and tenants of all types of commercial properties in drafting and negotiating leases that fit his clients’ needs.


Graydon completed his law degree at the University of Western Ontario, after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Carleton University. After articling at a national firm in Ottawa he was called to the Bar of the Law Society of Ontario in 2011.

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Graydon resides in Barrie with his wife and daughter and is active in the local community. He was the chair of the Simcoe County Young Professionals Association in 2019-2020 and was named their 2014 Young Professional of the Year. He is also a member of the Barrie Business Leaders, a local BNI chapter. In his spare time, Graydon is a mediocre golfer, curler and softball player. Graydon is a big baseball fan and has dreams of coming out of retirement to pitch for the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Tony Servello

Tony carries on a broad general practice in the areas of residential real estate, mortgage lending, condominium law and corporate law.


Tony also has a wealth of experience in the entertainment industry with a particular focus in music. He has a deep appreciation of the creative fields. In addition to his regular practice areas, Tony enjoys working with members of the creative community to assist his clients in a variety of legal matters.


Tony obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Barrie Real Estate Lawyer’s Association, and the Simcoe County Lawyer’s Association.

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In his spare time Tony enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter and he plays guitar and drums with several musicians in the Barrie community.

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Emily Manka

Emily practices in the areas of real estate, wills and estates and corporate law.


Emily Manka joined Ain Whitehead LLP as an associate lawyer in 2024 and practices in the areas of real estate, wills and estates and corporate law. During her time as an articling student at a litigation firm, Emily realized her passion lies in building relationships with clients by helping them accomplish their goals through transactional matters. Whether it is assisting clients with estate planning, or helping them achieve specific objectives in business or real estate transactions, Emily provides high-quality, personalized advice and work product. Born and raised in Barrie, Emily looks forward to future contributions to the firm, its clients and to her community as a whole.


Emily completed her Bachelor of Arts Honors Specialization in Kinesiology at Western University and graduated in 2019 with Distinction. Emily obtained her law degree from the University of Ottawa where she graduated with a Specialization in Dispute Resolution and Professionalism. She articled at a medium-sized firm in Toronto and gained extensive experience before moving back to her hometown, Barrie. Emily was called to the Bar of Ontario in June 2023.

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Emily always strives to be an active member of her local community. Growing up, she was a member of the Barrie Trojan Swim Club for over a decade. She competed at national and international levels and continued swimming at the varsity level. Emily is currently a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Simcoe County Law Association, and the Simcoe County Young Professionals Association. In her spare time, Emily enjoys travelling, spending time with family, Pilates and going on hikes with her dog, Kobe.

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