About Our Firm
Higgerty Law is a technology driven, Litigation Law firm dedicated to helping people. We are a technology focused law firm utilizing cloud-based client management solutions which position us as trailblazers in the digital evolution of the legal industry in Canada. Our progressive approach to technology integration coupled with our expertise and track record enables us to help our clients in the most efficient, convenient and competent manner possible.
Patrick Higgerty QC, Higgerty Law Principal Counsel
Mr. Higgerty is a long time active member of the Alberta Bar, as well as a member of the BC Bar (currently inactive). He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and also has a preceding Bachelor of Arts degree from Carleton University.
Mr. Higgerty’s practice focuses on litigation to champion legal compensation claims of individuals who have been harmed, including in the areas of class action, personal injury, insurance law and general litigation. He has appeared at various times in all levels of Alberta Courts on such matters.
Over the years, Mr. Higgerty has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for many of his clients.
Mr. Higgerty has also served for a number of years as a Justice of the Peace with the Provincial Court of Alberta.
Throughout much of his career, Mr. Higgerty has been an active participant in the governance of various community, nonprofit and governmental organizations focused on peoples’ safety and well being.
In recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in his legal practice and for the public, Mr. Higgerty was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2013.
Jill Taylor, Lead Claimants Counsel
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jill worked in Calgary as a nurse in hospitals and in the community for 14 years. Jill completed her law degree at the University of Calgary in 1991 and began a career in health law, administrative law, and family law. In 2009 Jill was appointed a Justice of the Peace where she presided in both traffic court and bail court in the Calgary and Region Provincial Court of Alberta. She left this role in June 2017 to pursue practice in other areas and spend more time as a volunteer.
Jill volunteers with the Alberta Health Services Grief Support Program and with Give Kids the World (in Orlando, Florida). In February 2019 she repelled a 32-story building as a fundraising project for Give Kids the World.
Jill’s background in nursing affords her the unique ability to understand issues arising from trauma. She takes a holistic approach in assisting clients who have been harmed by physical, emotional, and/or psychological abuse.