Michael Casey, Q.C.

Michael Casey, Q.C.: Attorney with Field Law
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Biography

Michael Casey's preferred area of practice is civil litigation and dispute resolution primarily in the areas of insurance and surety, construction and business law. As counsel on behalf of insurers, sureties, contractors and corporations, he has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta, the Supreme Court of Canada and numerous administrative tribunals. Michael has assisted clients with various forms of alternate dispute resolution including private mediation, judicial mediation and arbitration. He has provided advice and representation to insurers in matters relating to motor vehicle, property, commercial general liability, professional liability, errors and omissions, coverage opinions and defence of coverage actions. Michael has extensive experience in providing defence in product liability cases. He has represented major energy and construction companies in respect of commercial, tort, contract and environmental litigation. Michael has completed the arbitration course with the Arbitration and Mediation Association of Alberta and the Institute of Corporate Directors course.

Honours and Awards

Distinguished - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement Martindale-Hubbell 2017
Benchmark Canada Litigation Star Benchmark Canada 2014
Best Lawyers International Best Lawyers 2011 - 2017
Distinguished Service Award Law Society of AB 2011
Repeatedly Recommended Lexpert 2011
Lexpert Leading Lawyer 2011
Appointed Queen's Counsel 1988

Leadership and Executive

Volunteer, Pro Bono, and Community Organizations

Calgary Exhibition and Stampede President 2011-Present
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Vice-Chair 2007-2010
Calgary Olympic Committee (O.C.O) Venue Chair 1985-1988
Calgary Junior Chamber of Commerce President 1977-1978
Canada 2005 Exposition Corporation Director and Vice-Chair 1995-1997
Calgary Grey Cup Committee Chair 1978-1982
Alberta Motor Association Regional Director 1992-2000

Volunteer / Pro Bono

Calgary Exhibition and Stampede President 2011-Present
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Vice-Chair 2007-2010
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Director 1997-Present
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Volunteer 1975-Present
Calgary Olympic Committee (O.C.O) Venue Chair 1985-1988
Calgary Junior Chamber of Commerce President 1977-1978
Canada 2005 Exposition Corporation Director and Vice-Chair 1995-1997
Calgary Grey Cup Committee Chair 1978-1982
Alberta Motor Association Regional Director 1992-2000
Institute of Corporate Directors - Calgary Chapter Member 2008-2010

Accolades

2017 - Distinguished - Peer Rated for High Professional Achievement
2014 - Benchmark Canada Litigation Star
2011 - 2017 - Best Lawyers International
2011 - Distinguished Service Award
2011 - Repeatedly Recommended
2011 - Lexpert Leading Lawyer
1988 - Appointed Queen's Counsel

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Insurance
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Construction
  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403 260 8505  Phone
403 264 7084  Fax
www.fieldlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Commerce, 1969
Law School Attended:
Queen's University, Bachelor of Laws, 1972
Year of First admission:
1973
Admission:
1973, Alberta
Memberships:

Professional Associations

Law Society of Alberta Member 1973-Present
Canadian Bar Association Member 1972-Present
Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch President 1988-1989
Calgary Bar Association Member 1972-Present
International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Member 1989-Present

Reported Cases:
Reported Cases: The reported cases below belong to Michael and are representative of Michael's experience. Swagger Construction Ltd. v. ING Insurance Co. of Canada 2005 CarswellBC 2127 British Columbia Supreme Court [In Chambers] 2005; Andy & Jean Grebely Holdings Ltd. V. Commercial Union Assurance Co. of Canada [2000] A.J. No. 1048 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 2000; Parkin v. Condominium Plan No. 7710659 1999 CarswellAlta 725 Alberta Master 1999; Suncor Inc. v. Canada Wire & Cable Ltd. 1992 CarswellAlta 660 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1992; Miller v. Petro-Canada 1992 CarswellAlta 462 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1992; Bates (Guardian of) v. Horkoff 1991 CarswellAlta 229 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1991; Suncor Inc. v. Canada Wire & Cable Ltd. 1990 CarswellAlta 305 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1990; Strathmore (Town) v. Mitzner 1989 CarswellAlta 146 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1989; Strathmore (Town) v. Mitzner [1989] A.J. No. 790 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1989; Canada (Deputy Attorney General) v. McEachren [1987] F.C.J. No. 938 Federal Court of Canada, Trial Division 1987; Travois Holdings Ltd. v. Adanac Tile and Marble Co. [1987] A.J. No. 327 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1987; Dekeyser v. Drumheller (Town) 1983 CarswellAlta 730 Alberta Land Compensation Board 1983; Milne v. Gagne 1983 CarswellAlta 360 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1983; Janke v. Holzer 1982 CanLII 163 (SCC) Supreme Court of Canada 1982; Thomas and Vorstermans v. Summers [1982] A.J. No. 827 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1982; Damen v. Strathmore (Town) 1980 CarswellAlta 493 Alberta Land Compensation Board 1980; Jaroslawsky v. Gordon-Cooper 1979 CarswellAlta 362 Alberta Court of Queen's Bench 1979; Kingpin Investments Ltd. v. Melton Real Estate Ltd. [1978] A.J. No. 687 Alberta Supreme Court, Appellate Division 1978; R. v. Wernham 1976 CarswellAlta 145 Alberta District Court 1976
ISLN:
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