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James (Jamie) F. Cockburn

B.E.S. (Hons.), J.D. Associate

Called To Bar



  • Juris Doctor (cum laude), University of Ottawa, 2020
  • Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Hons.), University of Waterloo, 2016
Guelph Office T. 519 837 2100 x364 F: 519 837 1617

Jamie is a Civil Litigator in the Condominium Law Practice Group.  He predominantly practices in condominium litigation as well as municipal law where he works on municipal land use planning matters.

In his practice, Jamie helps people, corporations, and governments resolve their contentious matters.  He applies his interests in research and legislation to help clients navigate challenging approval processes and find solutions in cases requiring dispute resolution.  Jamie is personable in his approach and he prides himself on simplifying complex legal issues to provide clear legal advice.

Jamie obtained his law degree from the University of Ottawa where he served on the Ottawa Law Review, participated in the uOttawa - Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic, and worked as a summer law student with the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General (Northern Development and Mines - Legal Services).  Before law school, he completed his Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Hons.) at the University of Waterloo.  Jamie also worked in several environmental-related roles with various government organizations and articled with SV Law before joining the firm as an associate in 2021.

Jamie was raised in Orangeville and is excited to settle in Guelph.  He is an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking, canoeing, backcountry camping, and downhill skiing.  Jamie is also an avid Toronto Blue Jays fan.

Memberships & Professional Appointments

  • University of Ottawa, Juris Doctor (cum laude), 2020
  • University of Waterloo, Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Hons.), 2016
  • Guelph Office 105 Silvercreek Pkwy. N. Suite 100 Guelph, ON N1H 6S4
    519 837 2100
  • Fergus/Elora Office 294 East Mill Street, Unit 108, Centre Wellington, ON N0B 1S0
    519 837 2100
  • Toll Free 800 746 0685