Alliance Members

From coast to coast, the members of the Birth Injury Lawyers Alliance of Canada are tireless advocates for families affected by birth injuries, and are some of the most experienced personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers in the field. Find out more about each of our members below.


British Columbia and Yukon

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Paul McGivern

Founding Member

Well known in the medical legal community, Paul McGivern is a senior litigator in medical negligence and infant injury litigation cases.

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Andrea Donaldson 

Andrea is an associate lawyer at Pacific Medical Law, one of the only law firms in Canada practicing solely in the area of medical negligence.

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Susanne Raab

Susanne is a strong advocate for children living with cerebral palsy, serving as the Vice President of the Board of the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia, and Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Cerebral Palsy Association.

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Lindsay McGivern

Lindsay McGivern is a personal injury litigator who represents plaintiffs in medical negligence and birth injury litigation.

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Bob Kucheran

Bob Kucheran brings a wealth of experience in the health care system to his work as an associate lawyer at Pacific Medical Law.

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Brenda Osmond

Brenda Osmond is an associate lawyer at Pacific Medical Law. She brings to her practice her unique insights into the health care system, gained through her work as a pharmacist for over 20 years.

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Alberta and the Northwest Territories

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Joseph Miller, Q.C.

Founding Member

Since 1991, Joe Miller has focused his practice on advising and representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice cases.

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Shelagh McGregor

I am proud that I have the ability and privilege to be able to work for families of children who have unfortunately been injured through the negligence of a doctor, nurse, midwife or hospital.

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David de Vere

Over the past 15 years I have developed a skill set which allows me to efficiently and effectively assist clients through the complex minefield which is medical malpractice litigation.

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Ontario

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Richard Halpern

Founding Member

Richard Halpern is a senior lawyer who acts exclusively for injured people in medical malpractice cases.

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Kate Cahill

Kate Cahill

Kate graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997 and obtained her LLB in 2004 from the University of Ottawa.

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Aleks Mladenovic

Aleks is a partner in the Personal Injury group at Thomson, Rogers and has a particular focus in the area of medical malpractice litigation.

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Manitoba and Nunavut

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Chris Wullum

Founding Member

Chris Wullum is a lawyer with Tapper Cuddy LLP, with particular experience in birth injury cases.

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Saskatchewan

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Kenneth A. Ready, Q.C.

Founding Member

Ken is one of the few lawyers in Saskatchewan who represent Plaintiffs in medical malpractice on a regular basis.

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Atlantic Canada (NB, NS, PEI & NL)

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John McKiggan, Q.C.

Founding Member

One of Atlantic Canada’s most experienced personal injury litigators, John McKiggan is one of the founding members of the Birth Injury Lawyers Alliance.

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Brian Hebert

With an economics and business law background, Brian helps our personal injury clients prove their economic losses.

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