Frances Doria

Frances Doria Manager, Sr. Estate Administrator, BIA Insolvency Counsellor

Frances Doria at Crowe Soberman LLP

Contact Info

T: 1.416.963.7144

F: 416.929.2555


2 St. Clair Ave. East, Suite 1100 Toronto, ON M4T 2T5 Toll Free: 1.877.929.2501 GTA: 416.929.2500 Email:

Describe your most memorable Crowe Soberman moment On my first day at the firm, John Colomby visited my office and said, “Welcome, Frances Doria!”- Frances Doria

Frances Doria is a senior estate administrator and a qualified Insolvency Counsellor under the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. She has been with Crowe Soberman’s Corporate Recovery & Turnaround Group since 1997 and has over 35 years experience in this field.

As an estate administrator, Frances is an expert in matters ranging from personal and corporate bankruptcies to creditor and debtor settlements, and consumer proposals of all kinds.

Frances also works closely with the firm’s trustees on personal insolvency matters, oversees the preparation of all statutory insolvency reports, and notices required by the BIA. She is a liaison to the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy, Courts, creditors and other stakeholders. Frances also collaborates with the Canada Revenue Agency in matters related to the compromise of their indebtedness and statutory insolvency returns filings.

She is highly adept at dealing with the personal and emotional repercussions of insolvency and facilitating individual debtors’ financial rehabilitation. Frances continually expresses sensitivity and empathy to the welfare of each client and she takes great satisfaction in knowing she can assist individuals in restoring their financial problems. “I’m always happy to see the renewed attitude of our clients.”

Frances demonstrates this same compassion with the community projects, for which she volunteers her time. Frances was a recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Province of Ontario.

Frances has also provided seminars and counselling to single-parent families for over 30 years and to various women’s groups of the Canadian Mental Health Association.

Academic Information

  • Rochdale College, University of Toronto