Jim is a member of our Litigation, and Labour & Employment services areas. While Jim’s civil litigation practice is particularly focused on the defence of architects and engineers and employment law, he also offers general counsel to a number of businesses.
Jim serves on our Executive Committee.
Along with Jim’s trial experience, he has participated in multiple mediations involving construction claims of all sizes, from residential to multi-million dollar projects. Jim is counsel to one of the region’s largest professional liability insurers, and Canada’s largest private broadcaster.
On A Personal Note
Jim has served our community in various capacities over the past many years, including stints as a Board member with Big Brothers & Sisters, the IWK Health Centre Foundation and the Halifax-Dartmouth Transportation Club. Jim recently served eight years on the Board of Sport Nova Scotia, the last two as its Chair. Currently, he is a member of the Boards of the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame and Harbour City Homes, the City of Halifax Non-Profit Housing Society.
- Canadian Bar Association
- Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
- Human Resources Association of Nova Scotia
- Canadian Association of Media Lawyers
- The Advocates’ Society
- Bachelor of Science, Dalhousie University, 1980
- Bachelor of Law, Dalhousie University, 1984
- Admitted to Nova Scotia Bar 1985