Award announcement

James Howie most frequently recommended by Lexpert for his work in personal injury law

July 7, 2016

We are pleased to announce that HSH Founding Partner James R. Howie has been “Most Frequently Recommended” in the 2016 Lexpert Directory. James has appeared on this list since the Directory 1997.

Jim Howie’s practice is devoted to litigation, principally in the areas of personal injury litigation, insurance claims and medical malpractice, on behalf of victims.

Jim helps clients deal with disasters that have come into their lives. When it comes to making sure that they are properly compensated for their injuries and able to manage the quality of their lives moving forward, Jim takes a hard-nosed approach to his cases. He has tried these cases and appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal, as well as various tribunals, including the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.

Jim has both chaired and lectured frequently for various personal injury programmes put on by a number of legal professional associations, and has held leadership roles in several prominent lawyer and medical-legal organizations. He is a Past President of the Toronto Lawyers Association, a Past Director of The Advocates Society, and is a current Member of Council of the Medico‑Legal Society of Toronto. He has also presented and written for Canadian Defence Lawyers, Lexpert®, Insight and others, and has lectured frequently on auto insurance at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Jim has been recognized and qualified as an expert in personal injury law by the Ontario Superior Court. He has been, for many years, continually named to the list of “Best Lawyers in Canada,” “Lexpert® Directory of Legal Experts” and the National Post’s List of Best Lawyers in Canada.

Jim founded the St. Michael’s Hospital Head Injury Clinic annual Charity Golf Tournament, and has served numerous times as the tournament’s Chairman. Each year, it raises more than $100,000 to benefit the Clinic. He also served for two years on the non-profit Brain Injury Association of Toronto as a Director.

Contact Jim Howie at 416-361-3551 or

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP

Formed January 1, 2000, as a boutique Personal Injury Law Firm. Howie, Sacks & Henry is consistently ranked as one of the top personal injury law firms in Canada by Canadian Lawyer. Our unique combination of expertise, caring and dedication to getting the best results for our clients has been our driving force and core belief. Howie, Sacks & Henry today consists of 18 highly professional lawyers and 70 dedicated support staff. Going the extra mile for our clients is why you can refer your case with confidence, and benefit from competitive referral fees.

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James R. Howie

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP

Law School

Queen's University

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Personal Injury