James X.P. McGillivary has over 30 years of experience serving the Ottawa community. We exclusively focus on the area of impaired driving, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, “over 80,” and other related driving offences. If you are dealing with impaired driving charges, turn to us for help; we can help you get rid of the stress and bring your life back on track. Call us to schedule your consultation.
James X.P. McGillivary
Sole Practitioner and Criminal Lawyer
James McGillivary is a sole practitioner criminal lawyer whose 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.
Ottawa University Law School
Called to the bar in 1988
Mr. McGillivary's practice extends to the following areas:
Paralegal and Office Manager
Scott Turner is a member of the Law Society of Ontario with a background in criminology. He has been practising criminal defence law with James McGillivary since 1996. Mr. Turner consults with clients on all matters and handles all court appearances prior to trial in Ottawa and all jurisdictions in eastern Ontario.
We are licensed in Ontario by the Law Society of Ontario. Although we are not licensed to practice in Québec, we would be happy to refer you to a licensed criminal defence counsel.