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Thomas L. Spraggs, LLB, LLM, MBA

Thomas L. Spraggs, LLB, LLM, MBA

Injury Lawyer
Tom Spraggs

Thomas L. Spraggs, LLB, LLM, MBA

Injury Lawyer

Coquitlam, BC


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.


  • LLB 1996
  • LLM 1997
  • MBA 2013

Bar Admissions

  • BC 2003
  • Alberta 2000
  • Yukon 2001

Other credentials

  • Q.Arb with Alternative Dispute Institute of BC


  • CBA Innovative Workplace Award (2016)


  • English



  • 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).


  • 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

  • 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


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