James U. Buckley - Slater Vecchio
James Buckley

James U. Buckley

James Buckley was called to the bar in 1996.  He began working with Anthony Vecchio, QC and Michael Slater, QC in 1997 and joined the original Slater Vecchio team in 1998. James has only ever practiced in the area of plaintiff’s personal injury law. His practice is made up of a wide range of cases including those involving significant orthopedic and traumatic brain injuries. A significant portion of James’ practice involves serious injuries to children and minors resulting from car accidents.

James has lectured and chaired at Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (TLABC) seminars on topics including jury trials, personal injury trial techniques, brain injury cases and the development of trial lawyer practices.


  • Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and History), University of Ottawa, 1992
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree, University of British Columbia, 1995
  • Admitted to the British Columbia Bar, 1996
  • Member of the British Columbia Law Society
  • Member of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the American Association for Justice