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James Pietrangelo

B.A., LL.B., Certified and Specializes in Collaborative Family Law Partner

Called To Bar



  • Certified Specialist, Collaborative Family Law
  • University of Ottawa, LL.B., 2001
  • University of Waterloo, B.A. (Hons.) in Economics and Minor in Political Science, 1998


Guelph Office T. 519 837 0303 F: 519 837 1617

James Pietrangelo (Jim) is a partner at SV Law specializing in family law and civil litigation. He has extensive trial experience before all court levels in the Province of Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Appeal. Jim is certified as a Collaborative Family Law Lawyer and has broad experience with step-parent adoptions. Jim’s client’s appreciate his down to earth and practical advice that is focussed on resolution.

Jim’s civil litigation practice includes contractual disputes, personal injury, estate litigation and assisting creditors collect unpaid debts.

Jim acts for the Ministry of the Attorney General with respect to Canada Student Loan claims.

Jim holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Minor in Political Science from the University of Waterloo and an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa. He was called to the bar in Ontario in 2002 and has been with SV Law since 2001. He has been a partner since 2010.

Jim is active in the community and is on the Board of Directors for the Wellington Law Association, Stonehenge Therapeutic Community and the Groves Hospital Foundation in Fergus, Ontario. He was formerly heavily involved with the Edward Johnson Music Foundation. In the past he has coached CYO Guelph basketball and Guelph house league soccer.

Jim and his wife Danielle have two wonderful children. In his spare time, he enjoys travelling with his family and has especially enjoyed travelling to Italy and New York City. Jim regularly attends rock concerts and is a sports enthusiast with particular interest in formula 1 car racing, mixed martial arts and soccer. Jim is also an avid reader and collector of comic books and graphic novels.

Memberships & Professional Appointments

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Wellington Law Association 

Community Involvement


  • Edward Johnson Music Foundation, Former Board of Director
  • Groves Hospital Foundation, Board of Director
  • Stonehenge Therapeutic Community, Director
  • Wellington Law Association, Treasurer

Fundraising Assistance:

  • Adopt a Family for Christmas Program
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
  • Fill a backpack for back to school (children in need)
  • Former coach of Guelph CYO Basketball and Guelph house league soccer
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Humane Society (Toronto/Montreal/International/WSAP/FAW)
  • SPCA

Tribunals, Boards, & Levels of Court

  • Ontario Court of Appeal 
  • 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