Carman G. McCormick, QC

Partner

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

+1.902.420.3318

+1.902.420.1417

cmccormick@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Nova Scotia, 1972; New Brunswick, 1983

Legal Assistant(s): Cathy Brooks

Carman provides sound, timely and effective advice and advocacy to his clients, which include health organizations and health providers, insurers, professional associations, individuals and corporations. Some of the ways he has helped these clients are by:

  • Acting for health care providers by defending them in medical malpractice claims.
  • Representing clients before all levels of courts, tribunals, public inquiries and mediations.
  • Acting for clients with respect to regulatory and disciplinary matters involving professional associations and responsibility.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University, LL.B., 1972
Dalhousie University, B.Ed., 1967

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Past president, Nova Scotia Medical Legal Society

Accolades

Queen’s Counsel, 1988
Best Lawyers 2019 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers 2017 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers 2015 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Halifax
Best Lawyers: Health Care Law, 2009-2019
Best Lawyers: Insurance Law, 2006, 2008-2019
Best Lawyers: Personal Injury Litigation, 2006, 2008-2019
Lexpert rating: Medical Negligence
Martindale-Hubbell rating: AV Preeminent® (highest peer rating)

Presentations

Carman has lectured, taught courses and presented programs on insurance law, civil advocacy and health law at courses conducted by Dalhousie Law School, the Nova Scotia Bar Admission Course, the Continuing Legal Education Society of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Bar Association, as well as participating in CLE and professional development programs organized by companies and other organizations.