Practice
Jim is a senior member of the firm's Insurance Litigation Group. His practice has an emphasis on a wide variety of matters relating to insurance coverage, insurance defence, and subrogation. Jim has extensive experience as lead counsel in arbitrations and mediations as well as trial and appellate work in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of British Columbia. He has also appeared in the Courts of the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Alberta. His considerable knowledge and experience in insurance litigation has made him one of the most well-known and respected members of the insurance defence bar in British Columbia.

Education
  • Called to the Yukon Bar
  • Called to the British Columbia Bar, 1972
  • University of British Columbia – Bachelor of Laws, 1971
  • Univeristy of Victoria – Bachelor of Arts, 1968

Professional Activities
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, Yukon Law Society
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Associate member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Defence Research Institute and the Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
  • Lecturer and guest panellist, Law Society of British Columbia Liability Loss Prevention Seminar
  • Lecturer, Insurance subsection of the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association

Personal Notes
Jim was born in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. He is married and has two daughters. He enjoys golf, biking, music, and books.

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