Biography - James T. Casey, Q.C.

Biography - James T. Casey, Q.C.

Jim Casey is a partner at Field Law’s Edmonton office. He acts as a labour arbitrator and as legal counsel to professional regulatory organizations. Jim began his career working in labour relations and then went to the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Law with the goal of becoming a labour lawyer. After graduating, Jim joined Field Law and acted in a multi-faceted role as legal counsel to employers, unions, and employees. Jim also served as the leader of the Firm’s Edmonton Labour and Employment Group. Jim’s career transitioned to focusing on a neutral, adjudicative role. Jim served as a part-time Vice-Chair of the Alberta Labour Relations Board for 14 years adjudicating disputes under the Labour Relations Code and the Public Service Employee Relations Act. Jim also developed a very active practice serving as a labour arbitrator which is now the focus of his labour law career. Jim is a sought-after speaker and author on labour and employment law topics and taught labour law at the University of Alberta as a sessional lecturer. Jim is the author of many labour and employment publications and is the editor of Remedies in Labour, Employment, and Human Rights which has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada. Jim also acts as legal counsel to many professional regulatory organizations. He founded the Firm’s Professional Regulatory Group and is the author of one of the leading texts in the area, The Regulation of Professions in Canada, which has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada and many other Courts.

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