James graduated from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in 2018. James practices almost exclusively in Family Law and Child Welfare. Prior to joining Huizinga Di Toppa Coles and Layton in the fall of 2021, he articled at a boutique family law firm. In his previous careers, James worked for the Metis Nation of Alberta in its Intergovernmental Relations Department negotiating agreements between the Nation and different levels of Government. He is very familiar with alternative dispute resolutions available and he believes there are many avenues available in order to pursue resolution inclusive of mediation, arbitration, Binding JDRs, and constructing creative solutions to see a matter to its finality. He understands litigation can take many forms and is eager to assist you in navigating them.