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James Howie Recognized in the 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

August 21, 2019

Howie, Sacks & Henry is pleased to announce that Founding Partner James Howie has been recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of personal injury.  Jim has received this honor since the list’s inception in 2007.  Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible,the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Jim’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 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 “Lexpert® Directory of Legal Experts” and the National Post’s List of Best Lawyers in Canada in addition to the Best Lawyers in Canada. In November 2018 Jim was named the “Plaintiff Lawyer of the Year” by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.

Howie, Sacks & Henry

At Howie, Sacks & Henry we only practise personal injury law. And it shows. With more than 40 years experience, our dedication to handle serious personal injury cases with compassion, professionalism, and expertise has made us one of Canada’s top personal injury law firms, as ranked by our peers in Canadian Lawyer Magazine. We are one of the very few firms which has appeared on every list. Know the name you can trust: many of our clients come to us from other lawyers who trust our experience.

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James Howie

Howie, Sacks & Henry

Law School

Queen's University

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Personal Injury