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Maia received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business in 2008 and her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Saskatchewan in 2012. Maia joined Cuming & Gillespie as an articling student in 2012 and was named Partner in June 2020.

Maia’s practice focuses on medical malpractice, personal injury and professional negligence actions. In all areas, she acts exclusively for injured parties and their families, not for insurers.

Maia has appeared before various levels of Court in both Alberta and Saskatchewan. Having worked as a Judicial Clerk in the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta prior to her law career, Maia has invaluable knowledge of the inner workings of our court system. Through her practice, Maia has also garnered significant alternate dispute resolution experience, having participated in hundreds of private mediations and Judicial Dispute Resolution conferences.

Maia is passionate about her work and does not take lightly the responsibility of acting for individuals who have suffered injury through someone else’s negligence. She is extremely approachable with all of her clients and is very involved in ensuring Albertan’s rights are protected, both through her practice and through her work with the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association.

Volunteer/Pro Bono

Throughout her career, Maia has been committed to giving back to the community through volunteering with the Legal Education Society of Alberta, acting as a CPLED coach to new articling students, and sitting on the Executive of the CBA Health Law South Section and Board of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association (ACTLA). Maia has also presented at ACTLA’s continuing legal education seminars, presented at the Western Canadian Medical Malpractice Conference and guest lectured for the University of Calgary Faculty of Law in health law. She has chaired the ACTLA Women’s Legal Forum Gala on two occasions, helping raise over $60,000 for the Calgary Drug Treatment Court and over $40,000 for The Women’s Centre. In addition, like all of the lawyers at Cuming & Gillespie, Maia is committed to providing pro bono legal services through her practice.

Outside the office, Maia enjoys travelling, exercising on an as needed basis and, alongside her husband, trying to keep up with her son.

Bar Admission

2013, Alberta

Education

  • J.D. (with Distinction), University of Saskatchewan
  • B.Comm., University of Calgary

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta, admitted 2013
  • Vice-President, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, 2020 – 2021
  • Executive, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, 2018 – present
  • Board of Directors, Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association, 2013 – present
  • Executive, Canadian Bar Association – Health Law South Section, Alberta, 2017 – present
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association – Personal Injury South Section, Alberta, 2013 – present
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association – Health Law South Section, Alberta, 2013 – present
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association, 2013 – present
  • Member, Association of Women Lawyers, Calgary
  • Co-Chair – 2017 ACTLA Women’s Legal Forum Gala
  • Chair – 2019 ACTLA Women’s Legal Forum Gala

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