Jeffrey B. Weidman

Jeffrey B. Weidman: Attorney with McLennan Ross LLP
  • Partner at McLennan Ross LLP (95 Attorneys)
  • 1000 First Canadian Centre, 350-7th Avenue, SW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 3N9
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    4.5/5.0 (15)
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Biography

Jeff takes a practical approach to his clients' problems and provides pro-active risk management advice to help his clients resolve problems before they arise. He believes that strong relationships and trust are what enables him to drive his clients and other parties to the efficient resolution of their problems.

Jeff's insurance and risk management experience includes defence work in professional liability claims and dispute resolution for insurers with respect to property damage litigation, bodily injury defence, and products liability.

Jeff also has experience in employment and human rights. His experience includes drafting and enforcing agreements and the prosecution and defence of human rights and wrongful dismissal claims.

Jeff has appeared before all levels of court in Alberta and has experience in courts in other Canadian jurisdictions including British Columbia, Saskatchewan, the Northwest Territories and Ontario.

Jeff is actively involved in the legal community and is the firm's representative on Meritas' Canadian Management Committee and Chair of the firm's Student Hiring Committee.

Awards and Recognition:

•AV Distinguished Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Insurance

Enbridge v. Chartis, 2014 CarswellAlta 1030
Jeff represented an international insurer with respect to an application to stay an action bought by an insured on a Bermuda insurance policy as the policy contained a mandatory arbitration clause. The Court granted the stay and directed that the London Arbitration Panel determine whether it has jurisdiction.

Blicharz v Livingstone, 2014 ABQB 373
Jeff was counsel for the Defendants in a trial where the Plaintiff was claiming over a $1 million for injuries resulting from five relatively minor car crashes. The Court did not accept the evidence of the Plaintiff. He completely dismissed any claim for damages for three of the five accidents and awarded less than $12,000 for the remaining two accidents.

Moens v. Homberg L.P. Management Incorporated, 2009 ABQB 35
Jeff successfully defended a professional maintenance contractor against allegations of negligence and breach of contract after the Plaintiff fell and injured herself while descending steps in front of her workplace.

SEF 44
Jeff has successfully defended several Insurers in SEF actions arising out of fatality and serious personal injury claims.

Soto v. Peel; 2013 BCSC 409
Jeff was successful in having zero liability found against his client in a multi-vehicle collision in British Columbia.

Construction

Jeff has defended developers, contractors and a variety of sub-trades in construction litigation cases dealing with, amongst other things, structural and building envelope deficiencies at residential developments, a hotel and condo buildings. Successful compromises were negotiated at mediations and at Judicial Dispute Resolution.

Professional Liability

Jeff has defended professional engineers, insurers and medical professionals in negligence and breach of contract claims wherein experts were retained to provide opinions on applicable standards of care and damage calculation.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Litigation
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Construction
  • Professional Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403.303.1681  Phone
www.mross.com
University Attended:
University of Regina, B.A. Political Science & Psychology, with Distinction, 1994
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, LL.B., 1997
Year of First admission:
1998
Admission:
1998, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations, Affiliations and Community Activities

•Calgary Representative, Canadian Management Committee of Meritas
•Executive Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Personal Injury Law Section
•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Insurance Law Section
•Member, Calgary Bar Association
•Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers
•Member, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association
•Presenter, Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education
•Board Member, Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society (ASSIST)
•Mentor, Student Legal Assistance
•Board of Directors, Providence Child Development Society

ISLN:
913353880

Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (15)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.5/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0
  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/08/16 in Litigation on 09/08/16

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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 09/07/16 in Litigation on 09/07/16

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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/30/16 in Litigation on 08/30/16

    Jeff is an excellent lawyer. I have had several cases with him on the other side. He very quickly understands the issues, He truly deserves the ratings I have given him...

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    Jeff is an excellent lawyer. I have had several cases with him on the other side. He very quickly understands the issues, He truly deserves the ratings I have given him in item 3 above.

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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 08/30/16 in Litigation on 08/30/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/30/16 in Litigation on 08/30/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/30/16 in Litigation on 08/30/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/30/16 in Litigation on 08/30/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    4.4/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 09/07/16 in Litigation on 09/07/16

    I've dealt with Jeff a number of times over the years. I've always found him to be capable, prepared, and demonstrates a real understanding of the legal issues at hand. I...

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    I've dealt with Jeff a number of times over the years. I've always found him to be capable, prepared, and demonstrates a real understanding of the legal issues at hand. I'd highly recommend him.

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    4.4/5.0 by a Partner on 08/30/16 in Litigation on 08/30/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

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  • Jeffrey B. Weidman

    4.4/5.0 by a Partner on 08/30/16 in Litigation on 08/30/16

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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    1000 First Canadian Centre , 350-7th Avenue, SW
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