A founding partner of McLeish Orlando LLP in Toronto, John McLeish represents individuals and their families who have suffered losses through a serious or catastrophic critical injury, or death of a loved one.
Mr. McLeish received his law degree from Dalhousie University after graduating with honours from the University of Western Ontario with a B.A. in Economics.
His areas of focus include traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, serious orthopaedic injuries, and fatal accidents arising from motor vehicle collisions, drunk driving, the excessive serving of alcohol by bars and restaurants, unsafe road and highways, pedestrian accidents, cycling accidents, boating accidents and school negligence cases.
In 2000 the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association established the John A. McLeish Award which is awarded to a person, association or group which has made an outstanding contribution to the goals of a fair trial and access to justice as an advocate, legal scholarship, continuing legal education, legal writing, journalism, politics or government.
Mr. McLeish is the co-author of four books on personal injury litigation, one of which is focused on traumatic brain injury cases.