James (Jim) is one of the founding partners of Davidson Houle Allen LLP.
Jim has been practicing condominium law for over 30 years. He represents condominium corporations, their directors, owners, and insurers throughout Eastern Ontario. His experience also includes building deficiencies, shared property interests, co-ownership and construction law. Jim is proud to be an associate (ACCI) and also a fellow (FCCI) of the Canadian Condominium Institute.
Jim is much sought after in the condominium community, and has been invited by many prominent organizations to speak about condominium law. These include lectures at events by CCI, ACMO, The Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Admission Course, the Ottawa Region Landlords Association and various organizations of insurance adjusters. Jim was the condominium law lecturer at Ottawa’s Bar Admission Course for over a decade. In 2013, Jim was proud to receive the Ron Danks National Volunteer Leadership Award, which was awarded by the Canadian Condominium Institute (CCI) National Chapter, for his long-time work on CCI’s quarterly publication Condo Cases Across Canada. More recently, Jim was appointed to the Awards Selection Committee of ACMO (Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario) for 2015.
Jim prides himself on his responsiveness and accessibility to clients. He believes that, despite the occasional challenges, condominium living makes sense and is the future. Jim is firmly committed to the cause and working for the rights of condominium-owners. His own ideas of fairness and justice are what keep him motivated.
Jim’s time outside of the office is mostly spent with his family. He also tries to maintain an active, healthy lifestyle, enjoying snow-shoeing, dog-walking, canoeing, biking and spending time at his family’s cottage.