Thomas L. Spraggs, LLB, LLM, MBA

Injury Lawyer
Tom Spraggs

THOMAS SPRAGGS

Injury Lawyer

Coquitlam, BC

Bio

Thomas L. Spraggs took over Spraggs & Co. from his father in 2005. Since then, Mr Spraggs has led the firm through significant growth. Today he works with a large team of experienced lawyers, investigators and claims managers to get justice for injured people.

Mr Spraggs holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws degrees. He articled at a personal injury firm in Alberta and continued as an associate at that firm before returning to Coquitlam, BC to lead Spraggs & Co. Thomas has applied innovative approaches to practice management and an progressive approach to technology to lead Spraggs & Co to become a highly respected award-winning firm.

A former competitive swimmer, Thomas brings a tireless work ethic and extensive trial experience, including jury trials, to help obtain the settlements and court awards that his clients deserve. Thomas is a member of the law societies of British Columbia, Yukon and Alberta. He’s a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of BC and the American Association for Justice.

Degrees

  • LLB 1996
  • LLM 1997
  • MBA 2013

Bar Admissions

  • BC 2003
  • Alberta 2000
  • Yukon 2001

Other credentials

  • Q.Arb with Alternative Dispute Institute of BC

Awards

  • CBA Innovative Workplace Award (2016)

Language

  • English

Publication

CLEBC

  • Business School for Lawyers: What They Didn’t Teach You in Law School (2014 Solo and Small Firm Conference),
  • Threats and Opportunity for Small Firms ( 2014 Solo and Small Firm Conference),
  • Unconference Session on Solo and Small Firm Practices (2014 Solo and Small Firm Conference) .

Solo and Small Firm Series

  • Handling High Conflict clients,
  • Law Firm Knowledge Management,
  • the Lawyer’s Checklist Manifesto, and
  • Ethically Marketing & Branding Your Law Firm (2017 Solo and Small Firm Series, Chair and Presenter).

Pacific Legal Technology Presentation

  • Will IT Replace Lawyers? (upcoming 2018),
  • Pacific Legal Technology Conference 2015 (Presenter).

Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice,
  • New Westminster Bar Association,
  • Trial Lawyers Association of BC,
  • Canadian Bar Association,
  • BCLI Board of Directors – Vice Chair,
  • Douglas College -(past Vice Chair),
  • CBABC Civil Litigation Tri-Cities/New Westminster Section Co-Chair,

 Selected Cases

  • Miller v. Dent, 2017 BCSC 1177
  • Blackman v. Dha, 2015 BCSC 698
  • Miller v. Dent, 2015 BCSC 1820
  • Hurdle v. Lagore, 2014 BCSC 2316
  • Jiwani v. Borodi, 2014 BCSC 1164
  • Maltese v. Pratap, 2014 BCSC 18
  • Prince v. Quinn 2013 BCSC 716
  • Hardychuk v. Johnstone, 2012 BCSC 1359
  • Bartel v. Milliken, 2012 BCSC 563
  • X. v. Y., 2011 BCSC 944
  • Keenan v. Fletcher, 2011 BCSC 520
  • Carter v. Zhan, 2012 BCSC 595
  • Taraviras v. Lovig, 2011 BCCA 200 and 2011 BCCA 356
  • Szymanski v. Morin, 2010 BCSC 1
  • Gregory v. Penner, 2010 BCSC 22
  • Lehtonen v. Johnston, 2009 BCSC 1364
  • Cimino v. Kwit, 2009 BCSC 912
  • Noriega v. Lewars, 2008 BCSC 1405
  • Greaves v. Grace, 2008 BCSC 1529
  • Heppner v. Zia, 2008 BCSC 782
  • Repole v. Bakker, 2007 BCSC 592
  • Haughain v. Kaufman, 2006 BCSC 911

Videos

Are you injured? Here’s some answers to commonly asked questions that I receive: