Rick T. Aucoin is a partner at Beard Winter LLP and head of the firm's Insurance Litigation Group. He has a wide range of litigation experience before all courts and tribunals. His practice focus is civil litigation with an emphasis on property, casualty, tort, and negligence cases, commercial insurance, product liability, and coverage issues. He also focuses on professional errors with an appointment to the preferred counsel list for the defence of lawyers in their professional capacity. He has been providing litigation services along with risk analysis to many provincial, national, and international insurers for in excess of two decades. He has represented clients at numerous trials, pre-trial conferences, and mediations. He involves himself extensively in consulting and presenting to his clients on a variety of issues of interest for the purposes of continuing education and keeping his clients informed. Rick approaches all aspects of his practice with exceptional interpersonal skills. He is among the leaders in building value into his professional services by working to secure the best result while being attentive to the time and expense considerations of clients. Rick is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of insurance law and personal injury litigation.