We have the legal experience and resources to identify the issue or issues at the core of a legal matter, focus in on the essential facts, evaluate risk and assess claims promptly, and report clearly and concisely to our clients. We strive for clarity and completeness.


We provide advice on insurance coverage issues. We also offer mediation and arbitration services in aid of dispute resolution.




Our legal counsel keep apprised of the latest developing legal principles and case law in our areas of practice.


With the collective wealth of legal experience that our lawyers have, we are able to prosecute and defend cases in a cost-effective manner with excellent results.


At the heart of Twining, Short & Haakonson's practice is advising clients and representing parties in the field of insurance-based litigation. Insurance is a central part of daily commercial and personal life and the legal issues that arise are diverse and challenging.


We have represented our clients in arbitrations, mediations, disciplinary hearings, trials and appellate proceedings.


The lawyers at Twining, Short & Haakonson bring a wide range of specific experience to the needs of the clients we represent. Litigation can be time-consuming. Our lawyers use the court rules, opportunities for case management and alternative dispute resolution to move matters toward as early a resolution as is possible and appropriate.


Our areas of expertise include construction disputes, professional negligence and discipline, errors and omissions, products liability, municipal law, bylaw enforcement, environmental law, marine law, fire loss, personal injury and insurance coverage issues.


Over many years we have represented, and continue to represent, clients at arbitrations, mediations, disciplinary hearings, trial and appeals.


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