Claire represents survivors of sexual abuse in civil claims in Burlington, and helps victims of personal injuries recover fair compensation.
Claire Wilkinson specializes in personal injury law, insurance litigation, and sexual assault claims. A large percentage of Claire's practice is dedicated to assisting survivors of sexual abuse. Claire also represents persons with their longterm disability claims, as well as people who are seriously injured in motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, medical malpractice, and other areas of personal injury litigation.
Claire graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1990, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Philosophy. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws from Queen's University in 1993, and was called to the bar in 1995. Claire has been practicing law with Martin & Hillyer Associates in Burlington since 1995.
Claire is currently the President-Elect of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), and is a Past President of the Halton County Law Association. She also sits on the board of the Peel Halton Dufferin Acquired Brain Injury Services (PHDABIS) board, and is an Ontario Governor for the American Association for Justice. Claire is also a member of the United Way legal committee for Hamilton and Burlington.
Claire is a frequent lecturer for OTLA and the Hamilton Law Association, and has also lectured for the Canadian Institute, the Halton County Law Association, Queen's University, and numerous other groups. Claire is also a contributor to the Halton County Law Association newsletter, writing a quarterly column on recent developments in personal injury law.
In 2012 Claire received the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Distinguished Service Award for long-standing dedicated service to furthering the goals and ideals of OTLA.
Claire was instrumental in initiating and developing the Martin & Hillyer annual bowl-a-thon which ran for over 20 years supporting many local charities. Claire plays hockey, and is the proud mother of two boys, a girl, and three (yes, three) border collies.
ContactPhone Number: (905) 637-5641
Claire practices through Wilkinson Injury Law Professional Corporation