James R. Tucker
(Jim) is experienced counsel who has practiced litigation his entire
legal career. Prior to and while attending law school, Jim worked for
ten years in the Canadian Forces. After graduating from Dalhousie Law
School in 1992, Jim returned to his home province of Newfoundland, where
he practiced law for three years.
moved to Whitehorse and has practiced law in the Yukon since 1996.
He has concentrated on all aspects of civil litigation including
construction, administrative law, personal injury, corporate/commercial,
insurance, debt collection/foreclosure and contractual disputes.
has appeared at all levels of Court in the Yukon Territory, and he has
also appeared before numerous boards and tribunals.
Jim has held the
office of President of the Canadian Bar Association, Yukon Branch and
has served on the National Board of the Canadian Bar Association. He
has also sat on the executive of the Law Society of Yukon.
Jim has been an active member of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Yukon since 2000.