Maurice Laprairie has extensive trial and appellate litigation experience. His practice includes defence litigation, class actions, oppression actions, trust litigation, insurance subrogation claims, construction litigation, labour and civil arbitrations, injunction applications, personal injury claims, and professional negligence actions. Maurice has represented a broad spectrum of individuals, partnerships, corporations and professionals.
Maurice has appeared in over 250 reported decisions before all levels of courts, boards and tribunals in Saskatchewan, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has been regularly named one of Canada's Leading 500 Lawyers by Lexpert / American Lawyer Media.
•American College of Trial Lawyers - Former Chair, Manitoba/Saskatchewan
•Federation of Law Societies of Canada - Former President (2001-2002)
•Law Society of Saskatchewan - Former President (1999)
Papers & Presentations
•“The Regulatory Framework” in Barristers & Solicitors in Practice (Butterworths, 2004).
•Frequent lecturer in the area of civil litigation at bar admission and CLE courses.
Awards & Distinctions
•fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
•fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America
•One of Benchmark Canada's Canada Litigation Stars - Class Actions (since 2013); Insurance (2012, 2014)
•Selected as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Class Action Litigation; Corporate and Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law (since 2008)
•Named one of Canada's Leading Lawyers in The Canadian Lexpert Legal Directory - Professional Liability; Corporate Commercial Litigation; Commercial Insurance Litigation; Personal Injury (since 2003)
•Lexis-Nexis / Martindale-Hubble - AV Peer Review Rated
•Member of the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
•Appointed Queen's Counsel (1996)
•Monday Feb 23rd 2015
MLT Litigators Recognized by Benchmark Canada