Maureen McCartney-Cameron

Maureen McCartney-Cameron

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Principal Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Commercial Litigation
  • Long Term Disability Claims
  • Serious personal injury
  • Wrongful Injury & Death Claims

Since joining JSS Barristers in 2007, Maureen has focused 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 a Past 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. She also serves on the Credentials and Education Committee of the Law Society of 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 Ontario, 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 recently served 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:
  • Panel Chair, "Effective Legal Support: Civil Litigation," Legal Education Society of Alberta Seminar, September 12 & 19, 2017.
  • Co-author (with Sarah Lulman) "Stayin' Alive: An Update on How to Avoid 'Dropping Dead'," Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association Spring Conference, March 16 & 18, 2015.
  • Co-presenter (with Stacy Petriuk) "Host Liability: A Holiday Primer," Wake Up with JSS Barristers, November 8, 2016.
  • "What is a Thing? Case Law Relevant to the Interpretation of Rule 4.33," Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers' Association Seminar: "Drop Dead Revisited," June, 2013, Co-Author (with Sarah Lulman).
  • "Rules of Court: Case Law Update," Canadian Bar Association - Civil Litigation Subsection, June, 2012.
  • Co-author (with Brian Filips) "Sparrowhawk and Beyond: A Comprehensive Update on the Minor Injury Regulation," Legal Education Society of Alberta Seminar, "Personal Injury and Insurance Update," May, 2012.
  • Co-author (with Trent Kulchar) "Litigation Plans, Court Orders and Standstill Agreements," Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers' Associations Seminar: "Rule 4.33: the Personal Injury Perspective," April/May 2012.
  • Co-author (with Elizabeth Aspinall) "Recent Case Law Review," Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers' Association Seminar: "Psychiatric and Psychological Injuries, Chronic Pain and Causation," March, 2011.
  • Co-author (with Glenn Solomon) "Blame Game: Apportionment of Liability and Comparative Blameworthiness", Legal Education Society of Alberta, Lake Louise Refresher Course, April, 2008.
  • Co-author (with Stacy Petriuk) "Refresher on the 2004 Amendments to the Insurance Subpart of the Insurance Act", Legal Education Society of Alberta Seminar, November, 2008.