Ross A. Kaplan, Q.C.

Ross Kaplan | Calgary Civil Litigtaion Lawyer | McLEOD LAW
Ross A.
Kaplan, Q.C.


Suzanne Anderson


Admitted to the Alberta Bar, 1981
Admitted to the Manitoba Bar, 1976
University of Manitoba, LL.B., 1975
University of Manitoba, B.A., 1972


Ross has an established a reputation for providing strategic advice to clients for the efficient resolution of complex business and personal legal matters, through means of negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation. With family roots in business and the healthcare industry, Ross offers a wealth of expertise, practicing extensively in the field of litigation with a focus on serious personal injury cases.

Ross takes a pragmatic and results-oriented approach in the following areas:

  • Catastrophic personal Injury litigation, including motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, sexual assault, malpractice and product liability
  • Matrimonial law, including the division of property and business assets
  • Representation of professional conduct claims made against dentists, doctors, chiropractors, veterinarians and realtors under their respective professional occupation legislation
  • Real estate litigation matters
  • Commercial litigation including contractual and commercial disputes

Ross has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Alberta and Manitoba. As a founding partner of McLeod Law, Ross has over 30 years of expertise, providing significant guidance and mentorship to other members of the firm. Ross is the former Managing Partner and member of the Management Committee. Originally from Manitoba, Ross practiced civil and criminal litigation before moving to Alberta in 1981.


  • Client rating of 5/5 by Martindale Hubbell and - click here to read the reviews
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 2000
  • Finalist, Solomon Greenberg Moot Court Competition, University of Manitoba

Teaching Roles

  • Lecturer, Legal Education Society of Alberta (LESA), on Personal Injury related topics
  • Lecturer, Winnipeg Real Estate Board
  • Lecturer, Canadian Bar Association, on Insurance-related topics

Professional Associations & Activities

  • Canadian Bar Association, Insurance sub-section
  • Canadian Bar Association, Civil Litigation sub-section
  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board Member, Calgary Glenmore Progressive Conservative Association
  • Board Member, Calgary Elbow Progressive Conservative Association
  • Former Board Member, Theoron Fleury Society for Abused Men
  • Former Vice President, Vocational Rehabilitation & Research Institute
  • Former Union Nominee, Canadian Airline Employees Association
  • Former Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Former Steering Committee Member, Foothills Hospital Auction
  • Former Board Member, Rundle College
  • Former Director, South Calgary Business Association

Community Involvement

  • Committee Member, The Club at Morningside, Rancho Mirage, California
  • Calgary Jewish Community Centre
  • Beth Tzedec Synagogue
  • Former involvement, Ridgewood Hockey Association
  • Former Board of Directors, Casa Loma Resort, Kelowna, B.C.
  • Former Member, Maccabi Canada