Since joining JSS Barristers in 2007, Maureen has focussed her practice almost exclusively on plaintiff-side personal injury and long term disability litigation. In doing so, she has appeared as counsel before all levels of Court in Alberta.
Maureen is the current President of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA), which advocates for a strong civil justice system that protects the rights of all Albertans. She is also Past Chair of the Personal Injury Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association – Alberta. In addition, she has served as a volunteer facilitator with the Legal Education Society of Alberta’s “CPLED” Bar Admission Course, and is a presently a volunteer lawyer with Pro Bono Law Alberta. Maureen is a frequent contributor to continuing legal education seminars, and has presented at, and provided academic papers for programs facilitated by ACTLA and the Legal Education Society of Alberta, among other forums.
Originally from Northwestern Ontario, Maureen holds degrees from the University of Western Ontario (1994, BA, Hons. (Gold Medalist); St. Andrews University, Scotland (1996, M.Litt, With Distinction), and the University of Ottawa (2000, LL.B., magna cum laude).
While studying to become a lawyer, Maureen gained legal work experience in Ontario, the United States and the United Kingdom. She continues to be a Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, and remains on the Roll of Solicitors for England & Wales.
An avid skier, Maureen has been a volunteer ski instructor with the Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing (CADS). In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors of Between Friends, a local charitable organization which organizes and facilitates social and recreational programs for persons with disabilities.
Please contact Maureen McCartney-Cameron at cameronm [at] jssbarristers [dot] ca if you are interested in receiving a copy of any of the following: