Firm Profile

Cuming & Gillespie

Firm Details

Cuming & Gillespie lawyers act exclusively for plaintiffs with serious personal injury claims, and have successfully resolved cases including motor vehicle collisions, slip and fall injuries, securities litigation and medical negligence claims.  Our firm also acts for plaintiffs in class actions, and we are counsel for the Province of Alberta in the Health Costs Recovery claims against Tobacco.

Cuming & Gillespie are proud sponsors of the Calgary Health Trust which aids in programs to assist people with brain and spinal injuries, focus on  rehabilitation during their time in hospital and help transition to the community of discharge. As an active participant of the program, we offer legal seminars on Accident benefits and legal options for injured people.

Partner Profiles:

James Cuming is a founding member of the Canadian Association of Trial Lawyers and past President of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, serving as Governor of the American Association for Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association), as well as being a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Calgary Bar Association and Law Society of Alberta.  He is currently appointed as board member of the Alberta Insurance Rate Board.

Craig Gillespie currently sits on the Executive of the Calgary Branch of the Canadian Bar Association and provides case law updates and commentary for the Personal Injury and Health Law Practice groups.  Craig is also President of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the American Association for Justice.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury Litigation