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300, 14505 Bannister Road SE
Calgary, AB T2X 3J3

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Calgary, AB T2P 0Y3

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Cynthia Heinbuch



  • 1990 University of Calgary, LLB
  • 1987 University of Calgary, BA


  • 1991 Alberta


Jackie has decades of experience successfully fighting for plaintiffs who are the victims of accidents through no fault of their own. She contributes to numerous charitable and professional organizations. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta in 2011 and is the recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal in 2012. Jackie is married with two children, and in her spare time enjoys travelling, and is a self-professed fitness fanatic.



  • "DEAR JUSTICE MINISTER: WE ARE IN A CRISIS. AND WE ARE HERE TO HELP.", Law Matters, Canadian Bar Association, Winter 2019-20
  • "Don’t Mistake Kindness for Weakness," Truth Be Told: An Anthology of Inspirational Stories by Women in the Law, 2018
  • "Issues and Considerations in Making a Claim Pursuant to the SEF 44 Endorsement", Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, October 2017, Kristy Williams & Jackie Halpern QC
  • "Subrogated Rights of Employers: Alive and Well in Alberta, Hammond v. DeWolfe, 2014 ABCA 81", The Barrister, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, December 2014
  • Volunteer Contributing Editor, Women and the Law 7th edition, Calgary Legal Guidance, 2011


  • Recognized by the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in the field of Personal Injury – Representing Plaintiffs, 2020
  • Client rating of 5/5 by Martindale-Hubbell.com and Lawyers.com
  • Recipient of two awards for service to the community, 2009, 2017
  • Recognized by The Canadian Bar Association for service, 2016
  • Recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012
  • Appointed Queen’s Counsel by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, 2011
  • Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association
    • President (March 2020-present)
    • Vice President (2019-2020)
    • Secretary (2018-2019)
    • Treasurer (2017-2018)
    • Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • Canadian Bar Association - Alberta - Personal Injury Subsection
    • Executive (2014-present)
    • Chair (2014-2016)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Association of Women Lawyers
  • Women’s Legal Forum Sponsorships Committee
    • Co-chair, 2017
  • CHW’s Annual Fundraising Campaign
    • Chair, Childcare, Healthcare, Women, 2011-present
  • JCFC Organization of Calgary
    • Board member, 2014-present
  • Calgary Glenmore Progressive Conservative Association
    • Board member, 2012-2017
  • JFS Calgary
    • Board member, 2013-2017
  • Feed the Hungry
    • Annual volunteer
  • Beth Tzedec Synagogue
    • Vice president, 2011-2013
  • The Calgary Jewish Academy
    • Former president
    • Numerous board positions
  • Canadian Diabetes Association
    • Former fundraiser
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
    • Former fundraiser
Teaching Roles & Speaking Engagements



The Future of Injury Law in Alberta: Updates on the Government's Review of the Minor Injury Regulations

Canadian Bar Association, Personal Injury Subsection, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018


Personal Injury Subsection

Canadian Bar Association, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020


Health Care Symposium

McLeod Law LLP, 2015, 2016, 2018


Trial Advocacy Course

University of Calgary Law School, January 2016


Minor Injury Regulations

Numerous health care clinics, 2007-present (Calgary)


Registered Massage Therapist Course

SAIT, 2010

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