Carman G. McCormick, QC

Partner

Practical and cost-effective solutions.

Whether it’s litigation or any other legal issue, Carman’s clients come to him seeking advice on how best to deal with a problem. Drawing on his nearly 40 years of experience, Carman is able to identify and recommend practical and cost-effective solutions which fit within the context of the bigger picture.

Representative matters

Carman provides sound, timely and effective advice and advocacy to his clients, which include health organizations and health providers, insurers, professional associations, individuals and corporations. Some of the ways he has helped these clients are by:
  • Acting for health care providers by defending them in medical malpractice claims.
  • Representing clients before all levels of courts, tribunals, public inquiries and mediations.
  • Acting for clients with respect to regulatory and disciplinary matters involving professional associations and responsibility.

Areas of practice

  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Litigation - Commercial Insurance
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence

BAR ADMISSION(S)

Nova Scotia, 1972
New Brunswick, 1983

LAW SOCIETY(IES)

Nova Scotia Barristers' Society

EDUCATION

Dalhousie University, LL.B., 1972
Dalhousie University, B.Ed., 1967

QUEEN'S COUNSEL

1988

ACTIVITIES

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Past president, Nova Scotia Medical Legal Society

LANGUAGE(S)

English

LEXPERT RATINGS

Medical Negligence

MARTINDALE-HUBBELL RATINGS

AV Preeminent® (highest peer rating)

Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

EXTERNAL RATINGS

  • Best Lawyers 2017 Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Halifax
  • Best Lawyers 2015 Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Halifax
  • Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2009-2018
  • Best Lawyers: Insurance Law, 2006, 2008-2018
  • Best Lawyers: Personal Injury Litigation, 2006, 2008-2018

Presentations

Carman has lectured, taught courses and presented programs on insurance law, civil advocacy and health law at courses conducted by Dalhousie Law School, the Nova Scotia Bar Admission Course, the Continuing Legal Education Society of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Bar Association, as well as participating in CLE and professional development programs organized by companies and other organizations.

Suite 900
Purdy's Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water Street
Halifax, NS, Canada
B3J 3N2

P 902.420.3318
F 902.420.1417

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LEGAL ASSISTANT(S)

Cathy Brooks

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