James M. Bond, B.Soc. Sc, LL.B.

James M. Bond was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1972 and practiced in Ottawa until 1975, at which time he became a partner in the firm of O’Donnell Dulmage & Bond in Perth, Ontario. Between 1978 and 1996, Jim practiced in partnerships with Stephen March, Greg Anderson, and Nicola Edmundson-Mosher, then as a sole practitioner until 2006. In January of 2006 Scott B. Hughes joined the firm which began operating under the name of Bond & Hughes.

Mr. Bond has extensive experience in the areas of rural real estate, corporate commercial transactions, municipal matters including Ontario Municipal Board work, mining issues, wills and estates, mediation, and subdivision development.

Professional Highlights:

  • 1980-85: Council Member, Canadian Bar Association (Ontario)
  • 1985-91: Guest Lecturer in Rural Real Estate, Bar Admission Course, Ottawa
  • 1987-94: Non-Bencher Lawyer Member, Bencher’s Legal Aid Committee, Osgoode Hall, Toronto
  • 1989-90: Chair, Lanark County Bar Association
  • 1989: Chair of Continuing Legal Education program on Rural Real Estate, Osgoode Hall, Toronto
  • 1990: Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education, Donald Gordon Center, Queens University
  • 1992: Chair, Committee Responsible for the Study of the Delivery of Legal Aid Services at Ontario Law Schools
  • 1996: Mediator as part of the Ottawa-Carleton pilot project in mediation
  • 2000: Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation

Community Highlights:

  • Chair of Perth Chapter and of Eastern Ontario Cancer Society

  • Chair of Perth Maplefest Celebration

  • Chair of Perth Santa Claus Parade

  • Member of Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (LCAC)

  • Member of Board of Directors, Perth Museum

  • Chair of Perth Chamber of Commerce

  • Chair of Fundraising Committee, Great War Memorial Hospital, Perth

  • Chair of Board of Directors, G.W.M. Hospital, Perth

  • Chair of Board of Directors, G.W.M. Hospital Foundation, Perth

 

Jim@BondHughes.ca

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