James Alvarez is an Articling Student with Rosen Kirshen Tax Law.
James brings his in-court experience to Rosen-Kirshen; while in Law School, he appeared in front of the Ontario Court of Justice, the Landlord Tenant Board, and the Social Benefits Tribunal, in addition to moot court. While there, he overturned a disability assessment, reduced a Provincial Offences fine by $4,200, and helped clients avoid criminal records. During law school, he worked as a ghost writer, producing blog posts for law firms throughout Canada to use as marketing materials. Last summer, he worked with a sole practitioner who introduced him to business and real estate law.
He recently graduated from Queen’s University’s Faculty of Law. While there, he was an associate editor with the Queen’s Law Journal, worked as a research assistant, and won the Queen’s Law Prize in Advanced Constitutional Law. Prior to Law School, James studied Economics at Acadia University in Nova Scotia.
James has lived all over the country. In addition to Nova Scotia and Ontario, he was born in Yellowknife, and grew up in Calgary, Alberta.
James is an excellent skier and an enthusiastic but mediocre golfer. In the city, James enjoys cooking and playing squash.
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