Barry Steinfeld

Barry
Steinfeld
Partner
403-225-6421
Assistant: 
Susan Dean
403-254-3853
Education: 
Admitted to the Alberta Bar, 2002
Admitted to the Manitoba Bar, 1975
University of Manitoba, J.D., 1974
University of Manitoba, B.A., 1971
Overview: 

For more than 40 years, Barry has been practicing personal injury law, representing Plaintiffs involved in serious injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents. Barry has significant experience representing clients who are involved in catastrophic injury or fatality claims.

Barry has extensive trial experience with over 20 reported cases, and has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta and Manitoba. He has also participated in numerous mediations and Judicial Dispute Resolution conferences.

In 2002 Barry acted as the lead lawyer in the precedent-setting Jensen case in Calgary. This case involved calling in the first forensic trauma epidemiologist to Canada, who specializes in spinal trauma injuries and whose evidence was accepted, that there are several risk factors which may predispose individuals to suffer spinal injury from a rear-end collision.

Trade Publications

  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA), “Expert Evidence” paper, October 2009

Speaking Engagements

  • Emcee, McLeod Law LLP 1st Annual Health Care Symposium, May 28, 2014
  • Presenter, “Damages”, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA) conference, October 2009

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta

Community Involvement

  • Past President, Rady JCC, Winnipeg
  • Past Chair, Calgary JCC
  • Past Chair, Council of Canadian JCC’s and YMHA’s

Media Coverage

  • Spokesperson for “Lawyers Against No-Fault Auto Insurance”, Manitoba