Thomas L. Spraggs
Lawyer & Arbitrator

LANGUAGE   |  English

Thomas L. Spraggs
Lawyer & Arbitrator

LANGUAGE   |  English


Thomas L. Spraggs took over Spraggs Law from his father in 2005. Since then, Tom 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.

Tom 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 Law. Thomas has applied innovative approaches to practice management and a progressive approach to technology to lead Spraggs Law to become a highly respected award-winning firm.

A former competitive swimmer, Tom 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.

Education & Credentials


  • LLB 1996
  • LLM 1997
  • MBA 2013


  • BC 2003
  • Alberta 2000
  • Yukon 2001


  • Q.Arb with Alternative Dispute Institute of BC




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

Solo and Small Firm Series 2017 (CLEBC), Chair and Presenter:

  • Handling High Conflict clients,
  • Law Firm Knowledge Management,
  • The Lawyer’s Checklist Manifesto, and
  • Ethically Marketing & Branding Your Law Firm


Increasing Internet Security with VPN (The Verdict, Spring 2019, co-author)


Selected Cases

  • Christensen v. Jand, 2018 BCSC 1294
  • 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

Contact Us

Proudly serving Coquitlam and the Tri-Cities

For almost 50 years, Spraggs Law has sought justice for injured clients across the Lower Mainland. Today, the firm has expanded its practice offerings to be there for you when life happens.

Contact us now for a free consultation.

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