EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
- 1993 Called to the Bar of British Columbia
- 1989-1992 University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto Ontario, J.D. degree
- 1985-1989 Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Bachelor of Arts (Hons). First Class. Major in Political Science
- 1984-1985 Marianopolis College, Montreal, Quebec | Dean’s List
- 1980 -1984 Lower Canada College, Montreal, Quebec. Diploma | Honour Roll
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AREAS OF PRACTICE
- Insurance Defence
- Commercial Litigation
- Estate Litigation
- Contract Disputes
- Fraud Claims
- Insurance Claims
- Commercial Tenancy
- Franchise Disputes
- Employment Cases
- Shareholder/Partnership Disputes
- Head Injury Claims
- Motor Vehicle Litigation
Neal Steinman is the founding lawyer of Steinmans Trial Lawyers, a Vancouver law firm that specializes in commercial and civil litigation. Before founding Steinmans Trial Lawyers, Mr. Steinman was a civil and commercial litigation lawyer in the Vancouver office of a national law firm.
Mr Steinman was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1993. He specializes in civil litigation, insurance defence, employment law, estate litigation, and civil litigation. His practice includes all manner of negligence cases, estate litigation, contract disputes, fraud claims, house insurance claims, insurance defence, commercial tenancy, motor vehicle litigation, employment cases, as well as company disputes and partner disputes.
As a civil litigation attorney, Mr. Steinman represents clients in civil litigation, including motor vehicle litigation, and appears as counsel before all levels of Courts in British Columbia. Our practice includes head injury claims. He has argued many trials in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, and a number of appeals in the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the highest court in British Columbia. . A seasoned commercial litigation lawyer, Mr. Steinman also represents clients and appears as counsel in arbitrations, mediations and before administrative tribunals, such as the Human Rights Tribunal and Coroner’s Court.
Mr. Steinman’s clients include insurers, crown corporations, individuals and businesses of all sizes in industries like manufacturing, transportation, overnight delivery, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas services, banking, insurance, travel and hospitality, and technology.
Neal’s personal enjoyments include: skiing, sailing, and running.
Mr. Steinman’s professional activities include memberships in the Law Society of British Columbia, the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia and the American Bar Association. He is a past Chair of the Law Practice Management subsection of the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Branch (2002-2007), has been a guest instructor at the Law Society’s bar admission course, and was on the Board of Governors of Douglas College for three terms (2002-2008). In 2016, he was appointed as a Board Member to the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and sits on its Quality Assurance Committee.