As a Tax Partner, James provides corporate, personal, and estate tax planning and compliance services to owner-managed businesses of all sizes. His experience includes corporate reorganizations and estate freezes, shareholder succession; will and estate planning, business acquisition/sale planning and US/Canada cross-border taxation consulting.
James obtained an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario. He has also completed the CICA In-Depth Tax course. Previous to joining DJB, James worked for a boutique Toronto law firm in the area of US/Canada cross-border taxation for corporate and high net worth individual clients.
James is a member of the Estate Planner’s Council of Hamilton, as well as the Firm’s Professional Niche Group, which works closely with doctors, dentists, and other professionals providing tax planning and various other services. In 2018, James was honoured to be recognized as one of Hamilton’s top “40 Under Forty” as presented by the Business Link Media Group for his contributions to the community.
In his free time, James is an avid hockey player and is also an active Club Link member, with his home course being Glendale Golf and Country Club.
Committee and Team Involvement
Professionals Specialty Group
International Tax Group