Jim’s practice is devoted to litigation, principally in the areas of personal injury litigation, insurance claims and medical malpractice, on behalf of victims.
Jim helps clients deal with disasters that have come into their lives. When it comes to making sure that they are properly compensated for their injuries and able to manage the quality of their lives moving forward, Jim takes a hard-nosed approach to his cases. He has tried these cases and appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal, as well as various tribunals, including the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
Jim has both chaired and lectured frequently for various personal injury programs put on by a number of legal professional associations, and has held leadership roles in several prominent lawyer and medical-legal organizations. He is a Past President of the Toronto Lawyers Association, a Past Director of The Advocates Society, and is a current Member of Council of the Medico‑Legal Society of Toronto. He has also presented and written for Canadian Defence Lawyers, Lexpert®, Insight and others, and has lectured frequently on auto insurance at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Jim has been recognized and qualified as an expert in personal injury law by the Ontario Superior Court. He has been, for many years, continually named to the list of “Best Lawyers in Canada,” “Lexpert® Directory of Legal Experts” and the National Post’s List of Best Lawyers in Canada. In November 2018 Jim was named the “Plaintiff Lawyer of the Year” by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.
Jim founded the St. Michael’s Hospital Head Injury Clinic annual Charity Golf Tournament, and has served numerous times as the tournament’s Chairman. Each year, it raises more than $100,000 to benefit the Clinic. He also served for two years on the non-profit Brain Injury Association of Toronto as a Director.
Jim was awarded the 2018 Plaintiff’s Lawyer of the Year Award by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.
Jim Howie is a trusted expert in dealing with Snowbird Accidents and a member of Cross Border Confidence – for a free consultation and to see if you’re eligible to be compensated for your injuries sustained during a motor vehicle accident while being a snowbird in the U.S. contact Jim at – 416-361-3551, firstname.lastname@example.org.