James graduated with an Honours degree in Political Science and Philosophy of Law, with a Certificate in Law and Social Thought from York University and thereafter obtained his Juris Doctor degree. He has served as editor and managing editor of academic journals.
James’ day to day practice involves both negotiated separation agreements and litigating family law matters in court. Clients have praised the mature and comforting manner in which he has assisted them.
James has a young family, and when time permits still plays music. In a previous life, he was a musician who has performed at many of Toronto’s most significant live music venues.
James effectively assists clients with:
- Family Law pleadings, including Application, Answer, Reply, Financial Statement, Certificate of Financial Disclosure, and Net Family Property Statement
- Applications for Divorce
- Separation Agreements
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Notarization of Documents
- Commissioning and swearing of affidavits and other documents
- Powers of Attorney