Criminal Defence Law


31 years of Defence Law experience


James X. P. McGillivary

James McGillivary is a sole practitioner Criminal Lawyer who's practice is exclusively focused on the area of Impaired driving by alcohol or drugs and "Over 80" driving offences. 

Mr. McGillivary has been practising Criminal Law since being called to the bar in 1988. He is routinely invited to lecture on impaired driving law at Judicial Conferences, Defence Counsel conferences, law school functions, and media events. 

Mr. McGillivary's practice extends to the following areas: 

Ottawa, Cornwall, Brockville, Kemptville, Morrisburg, Kingston, Napanee, Perth, Renfrew, Pembroke, L’Orignal and Alexandria. 


Get in touch

You may email, or you may wish to contact us 613-567-0808. On evenings and weekends, the office phone is forwarded to either James McGillivary or Paralegal and office manager, Scott Turner. Feel free to make inquiries outside of normal office hours.


Ottawa University LAW SCHOOL
Called to Bar in 1988