James Benson

Phone: (204) 957-1717

James was born and raised in St. Norbert, and now lives with his wife and daughters in Old St. Vital.  He graduated from law school at Robson Hall in 2010 after partially completing an undergraduate degree in Linguistics. He started his articles at the firm in May 2010, was called to the Bar in June 2011, and has worked as an Associate at the firm since.

 James practices primarily in the field of Civil litigation including dispute resolution and appearances in front of various administrative tribunals or boards, with a small part of his practice involving Child and Family Services and related matters.

Il a reçu son diplôme en immersion français du Collège Vincent Massey en 2000, et il continue à parler en français à la maison avec sa femme franco-manitobaine et leurs jeunes filles, qu'ils élevent avec français comme langue maternelle. Il est membre général de l'AJEFM (Association des juristes d'expression française du Manitoba), et il était membre du CA du même entre janvier 2013 et mai 2014.

James has been a board member of the Trails Manitoba (the Manitoba Recreational Trails Association Inc.) since April 2017.

James commutes to work 12 months a year by bicycle, and in his spare time he enjoys reading and anything that gets him outside, particularly with his young family.