Steven ("Steve") Major represents individuals and corporations on a broad array of litigation matters including commercial and contractual disputes, real and personal property, construction, civil fraud recovery, police law, energy law, estate law, serious personal injury (head of the firm's practice group), and certain "white-collar" criminal and quasi-criminal defence work. Steve is a member of the Bennett Jones Energy Services Group team.
Steve has appeared before several administrative tribunals and all levels of courts in Alberta, including the Alberta Court of Appeal. Prior to joining the firm, he clerked at both the Court of Appeal and Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta for the former Chief Justice, the Honourable W.K. Moore.
In the legal industry, Steve is a Past President of the Calgary Bar Association as well as an active member of the Canadian Bar Association's Civil Law, Elder Law, and Serious Personal Injury sections.
Steve is deeply connected in the Western Canadian business community. He is the current Co-Chair of the 70th Canadian Energy Executives Association (previously known as the "Oilmens"), the co-Founder and Co-Chair of the annual Calgary Flames Ambassadors' Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament (which has raised over $5.2 million in 14 years), and was recently a 20-year volunteer with the Calgary Stampede.
Steve is an avid golfer, an occasional jogger (but should probably exercise more). In addition, Steve enjoys the odd acting job and occasionally writes opinion pieces for the local newspapers.