Chris Schiffmann

Over 17 years of experience helping accident victims and their families throughout Ontario

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Chris’ Background

Chris Schiffmann is the principal lawyer and owner of Schiffmann Law. Before entering law school, Chris volunteered to serve in the Canadian Armed Forces. As a former Infantry Officer and Platoon Commander, having received his Queen’s Commission in September 1997, Chris brings a tough, principled and calculated strategy to the practice of law.

Chris received a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University in 1997. He received his Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000 and his Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2008. Chris was called to the bar in Ontario in 2002 and has been practicing law since that time.

Chris’ law practice is devoted exclusively to personal injury and helping people who have been seriously injured. Chris specializes in handling a wide variety of cases including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, car accidents, motorcycle and bicycle accidents, claims for long term disability benefits and critical illness benefit claims, slip and falls accidents as well as for families who’s loved ones have been killed as the result of someone’s negligence.

At the beginning of his career, Chris worked as counsel for various insurance companies and through that experience has developed an understanding of how insurance companies work. Chris uses this invaluable experience to help get the best possible results for his clients.

About Chris Schiffmann
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    17+ Years of Experience

    We have the expertise and knowledge to protect your rights and ensure that you and your family are fully compensated.

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    Strength

    Stronger together. Our Legal Team is committed to treating each client with warmth, respect and consideration while delivering strong and effective legal representation. Our clients deserve nothing less.

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    Trial Ready

    We prepare every case so that it is ready for trial.

  • experience

    17+ Years of Experience

    We have the expertise and knowledge to protect your rights and ensure that you and your family are fully compensated.

  • strength

    Strength

    Stronger together. Our Legal Team is committed to treating each client with warmth, respect and consideration while delivering strong and effective legal representation. Our clients deserve nothing less.

  • Trial Ready

    Trial Ready

    We prepare every case so that it is ready for trial.

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Professional Affiliations

Chris is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Ontario Bar Association’s Insurance Law Section, the Advocates Society as well as the Executive Committee of the 48th Highlanders of Canada Officers’ Association.

Speaking Engagements and Legal Community Involvement

In addition to serving his clients, Chris has been actively involved in Toronto’s legal community. Chris is a past executive member of the Insurance Law Group of the Ontario Bar Association. Chris has been asked by the Ontario Trial Lawyer Association and the Canadian Defense Lawyers to lecture at continuing legal education programs. He has spoken on topics including trial advocacy, case preparation and litigation strategy and other matters related to actions for personal injury and wrongful death.

Chris has also regularly been asked to be a Judge for Sheridan College’s Paralegal Program Moot Trials. Chris has also been a board member of the 48th Highlanders / St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto’s Planning Committee for the St. Andrew’s Ball.

Giving Back

A firm believer in giving back, Chris is a long time donor to The Hospital for Sick Children. Chris has taken part in Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Journey to Conquer Cancer as well as Spinal Cord Injury Ontario’s Wheelchair Relay Challenge. Chris has also been a volunteer assistant coach with MUMBA Basketball and sponsored a youth sports teams including Above the 6 Youth Basketball Association and the Markham Mariner’s Baseball Club.

Chris was one of the first to volunteer with the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s Trial Lawyers for Veterans Program. He has donated his time and legal experience to help wounded Canadian Forces Members access the rehabilitation benefits and assistance they have earned.

Chris has volunteered and worked as a division leader at Osgoode Hall Law School’s free legal aid clinic, Community & Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP).

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