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Meet John Adamson

John Adamson at Adamson & Associates Inc.

Adamson & Associates Inc. was founded by John Adamson of St. Thomas, Ontario in 1996. John is a licensed Licensed Insolvency Trustee (1994), a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP – 1994), and a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Certified Management Accounting designation (CPA, CMA – 1992).

John’s experience includes more than 25 years of helping individuals, small businesses, their owners and even lenders, find solutions to their debt problems. In addition to working in the field, John has written and presented papers to the profession, on numerous occasions taught at the National Insolvency Qualification Program, and was a guest speaker at the 2011 CQP. In 2009, John was called upon, and accepted by the Court, as an expert, qualified to testify and provide evidence about bankruptcy matters at a tax evasion trial where a bankruptcy was involved.

In 2014, John wrote an article on repeat bankruptcy filings and counselling which was published and distributed nationally by the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP).

John is a very approachable person who is easy to talk to. Just ask him!


My name is John Adamson, Licensed Insolvency Trustee. Choosing the right Trustee to guide you through your Consumer Proposal or Bankruptcy is an extremely important decision. My Staff and I at Adamson & Associates are licensed by the Federal government and have expertise and extensive experience helping people understand their options to obtain relief from creditors. We are also people just like you and can relate to unforeseen circumstances, job downsizing or layoff, unexpected but necessary expenses, increasing family costs, or simply difficulties managing finances. The reason isn’t important but what we can do to help you get out of debt and get your life back is. We will guide you every step of the way with personal consultation and necessary information to reduce anxiety in the future. Working with you to make a fresh financial start is the most rewarding part of our job as Trustees.

Our Team

When you choose Adamson & Associates you will be choosing a dedicated, professional staff who will guide you each and every step of the way. Our team of qualified experts have vast knowledge and experience which will help you through these difficult times.

On our wall in our office hangs a picture that states “Working together is a beginning, keeping together is progress, staying together is success”. I am a firm believer that to be good at any profession requires that you have a competent, qualified team that works with you. Our team, which has worked and grown together over the last 20 years, have acquired the depth and expertise that is required in today’s financial world.

Adamson & Associates Inc. Team of Bankruptcy Trustees in Ontario

Licensed Insolvency Trustees


John Adamson


Jennifer, Bankruptcy Trustee in Ontario

Jennifer Adamson,CPA, CA, CMA
Manager of Finance


Angel Kaplanis, BA
Manager of Operations and Corporate Insolvency

Estate Managers and Administrators – It takes more than a Trustee to deliver great service. Our administrators have completed the Insolvency Administration Course through the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) and are certified as Registered Insolvency Counsellors by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy.

In addition to your Trustee, these are the people working directly with you throughout every step of your bankruptcy. They are professional, knowledgeable and trained to handle your unique situation and will guide you through your options.



Chatham & St. Thomas




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