Matthew X. James is a Barrister at the offices of James McCall Panunto. He was one of the founding members of Machida Shewchuk James, the predecessor to James McCall Panunto, a litigation firm formed in 2010.
Previously, Matthew practiced at the firm of Machida Mack Shewchuk Meagher LLP, which he joined as an associate in February of 2007. Prior to this, he was an associate at the Calgary offices of a medium sized regional firm, where he completed his articles of clerkship in 2005 and continued on to develop a general litigation practice.
Matthew maintains a general and commercial litigation practice.
Matthew regularly appears before all levels of court in Alberta, including the Provincial Court of Alberta, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, and the Alberta Court of Appeal. He has also appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, as well as various administrative tribunals such as the Employment Insurance Board of Referees, the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board, the Workers Compensation Board, various professional disciplinary tribunals and the Alberta Human Rights Commission.
Bachelor of Laws (With Distinction),
University of Alberta – 2004Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy/Political Science) University of Alberta – 1998 to 2001Professional Associations
Law Society of Alberta – called to the Alberta Bar in 2005
- Canadian Bar Association – member of the Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, Construction Law, Criminal Justice and Foreclosure subsections of the Alberta Branch.
- Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association
- The Advocates’ Society