James L. Vigmond
Former president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and the Simcoe County Law Association, Jim Vigmond was called to the Bar in 1983, and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and Queen’s University Law School.
At Oatley Vigmond, Jim leads a team of lawyers and support staff with broad expertise in spinal cord, brain injury and serious orthopedic cases.
Frequently called upon to help further the education of other trial lawyers, he has travelled the country, speaking on matters of trial advocacy and trial practice. Jim designed the course ‘Personal Injury Advocacy’ which he teaches at Queen’s University Law School, where he was awarded Sessional Instructor of the Year.
For Jim, the clients’ right to fair compensation is the pillar of his deep commitment to improving the lives of injured persons and their families.
Jim has been voted by his peers as among The Best Lawyers in Canada, annually from 2006 to 2013, he is also a Certified Litigation Specialist by the Law Society of Upper Canada, and an elected Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys traveling, scuba diving and fishing. He also enjoys staying active and has run the New York and Toronto marathons – he is not very fast, but always persistent.
To learn more about Jim’s practice please visit, www.oatleyvigmond.com/people/james-l-vigmond