Our Team

James S. Weary
B.A., J.D.

James received his law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1984. He completed his articles in Lloydminster and has practiced in St. Albert since 1985. James practices in the areas of wills and estates, real estate, corporate law, and civil litigation.

Peter J. Shipanoff
B.A. (Honors), LL.B.

Peter received his law degree from the University of Alberta. He has been a member of the Alberta Trial Lawyers Association, the British Columbia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Canadian Bar Association. Peter practices in the area of criminal law. While Peter has gained a reputation for defending persons charged with impaired driving and related offences, he has also successfully defended persons charged with offences ranging from mischief to murder. Peter offers his services through Shipanoff Law, an independent legal corporation.