Jim’s knowledge and expertise are focused on construction, insurance, energy and resources, professional liability, and civil disputes in business and other contexts, from a problem solving and litigation perspective.
He has experience before all levels of court in Saskatchewan, courts in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before various administrative tribunals and regulatory bodies. He has also appeared before arbitral tribunals and served as an arbitrator and mediator.
He has testified as an expert witness in a number of civil cases, on the laws of Saskatchewan, and the standard of care applicable to lawyers.
He was admitted to the Saskatchewan Bar in 1981 and appointed Q.C. in 2002.
Jim has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leader in the areas of class action litigation, construction law, corporate and commercial litigation and insurance law and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner in the areas of Litigation – Commercial Insurance, Litigation – Corporate Commercial, Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, and Professional Liability.
In 2008, Jim was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
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