Barbara Legate`s Precedents|Biography
Barbara L. Legate practices serious personal injury litigation, wrongful death, and medical negligence on behalf of the injured in London at Legate & Associates. Called to the Bar in 1981. Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada since its inaugural Canadian publication (2006) and in each subsequent edition. Listed in L'Expert Legal Directory as most frequently recommended by her peers, since 1999. Honouree at the 2009 Celebration of the Personal Injury Bar: Past President of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (1998-9); chair of the Medical Malpractice Section of Ontario Trail Lawyers association (2007 to date); past director of the Advocates Society; former director of the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation. Author of Barbara Legate's Standard Statements of Law. Published articles in the Advocates Law Quarterly and The Annual Review of Civil Litigation. Presented to the Superior Court of Ontario Justices' convention; presented to all major legal education providers relating to advocacy, evidence, insurance, medical negligence, practice and practice ethics, tort law; presented to a wide spectrum of health practitioners; lectured to students a the University of Western Ontario Law School on advocacy and medical negligence. Barbara developed the Helmets on Kids campaign which has already provided 10,000 bike helmets to needy children in London Schools. Recipient of Legal Fellowship Award from the Ontario Brain Injury Association. Sponsor of the Peer Support Program of the Canadian Paraplegic Association. Past chair and member of the Parent Council of London Central Secondary School; member of St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation allocations committee. Certified as a specialist in civil litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada and as a pretty good mom by her daughters, Amy and Annie.