Michael Casey, Q.C.

Michael Casey, Q.C.: Attorney with Field Law
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  • 400 - 444 7 AVE SW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 0X8
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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.

Recognition

Listed Insurance Law
The Best Lawyers in Canada
2011 - 2018
Distinguished
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
2017
Litigation Star Alberta
Benchmark Canada
2014
Repeatedly Recommended
Lexpert
2007 - 2012
Distinguished Service Award
Law Society of AB
2011
Queen's Counsel
1988

Community

Calgary Airport Authority
Board Chair
2017 - Present
Calgary Airport Authority
Board Member
2014 - Present
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
Volunteer
1975 - Present
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
Director
1997 - Present
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
President, Past-President
2011 - 2014
Institute of Corporate Directors - Calgary Chapter
Member
2008 - 2010
Calgary Exhibition and Stampede
Vice-Chair
2007 - 2010
Canada 2005 Exposition Corporation
Director and Vice-Chair
1995 - 1997
Rotary Club of Calgary
Member
1992 - 2002
Alberta Motor Association
Regional Director
1992 - 2000
Calgary Olympic Committee (O.C.O)
Venue Chair
1985 - 1988
Calgary Grey Cup Committee
Chair
1978 - 1982
Calgary Junior Chamber of Commerce
President
1977 - 1978

Experience

Swagger Construction Ltd. v. ING Insurance Co. of Canada, 2005 CarswellBC 2127, British Columbia Supreme Court [In Chambers]

Andy & Jean Grebely Holdings Ltd. V. Commercial Union Assurance Co. of Canada, [2000] A.J. No. 1048, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Parkin v. Condominium Plan No. 7710659, 1999 CarswellAlta 725, Alberta Master

Miller v. Petro-Canada, 1992 CarswellAlta 462, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Suncor Inc. v. Canada Wire & Cable Ltd., 1992 CarswellAlta 660, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Bates (Guardian of) v. Horkoff, 1991 CarswellAlta 229, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Suncor Inc. v. Canada Wire & Cable Ltd., 1990 CarswellAlta 305, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Strathmore (Town) v. Mitzner, 1989 CarswellAlta 146, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Strathmore (Town) v. Mitzner, [1989] A.J. No. 790, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Canada (Deputy Attorney General) v. McEachren, [1987] F.C.J. No. 938, Federal Court of Canada, Trial Division

Travois Holdings Ltd. v. Adanac Tile and Marble Co., [1987] A.J. No. 327, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Dekeyser v. Drumheller (Town), 1983 CarswellAlta 730, Alberta Land Compensation Board

Milne v. Gagne, 1983 CarswellAlta 360, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Janke v. Holzer, 1982 CanLII 163 (SCC), Supreme Court of Canada

Thomas and Vorstermans v. Summers, [1982] A.J. No. 827, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Damen v. Strathmore (Town), 1980 CarswellAlta 493, Alberta Land Compensation Board

Jaroslawsky v. Gordon-Cooper, 1979 CarswellAlta 362, Alberta Court of Queen's Bench

Kingpin Investments Ltd. v. Melton Real Estate Ltd., [1978] A.J. No. 687, Alberta Supreme Court, Appellate Division

R. v. Wernham, 1976 CarswellAlta 145, Alberta District Court

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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

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

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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Peer Reviews

  • 4.2/5.0 (1 review)
  • 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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  • Analytical Capability

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  • Judgment

    4.2/5.0
  • Communication

    4.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.1/5.0

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