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Richard J. Mallett

(780) 401-2704


Before joining James H. Brown and Associates in 1999, Mr. Mallett worked as an insurance defence lawyer at a large Edmonton law firm. Today, Mr. Mallett acts exclusively for victims of injustice, having handled numerous multi-million-dollar injury cases involving spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, fatalities, and other serious cases.

Mr. Mallett is the head of our Class Action Team, having taken on numerous high-profile cases. His comprehensive experience includes the Volkswagen $1 Billion class action case, the largest class-action settlement in Canadian history. Mr. Mallett has also successfully concluded major personal injury cases involving semi-truck and other truck litigation, having recovered millions of dollars for injury victims of truck collisions.

Mr. Mallett is a past President of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the American Association for Justice. He is a member of the Law Societies of Alberta and British Columbia and is a member of the bar in the Northwest Territories and Yukon, as well as of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys. Since 2021, Mr. Mallett has been awarded a Best Lawyers Canada Certificate recognizing his excellence in legal practice.

Mr. Mallett is involved in numerous community organizations, including Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). For his involvement with MADD, he recently received their 15 Year Service Award.


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