Jim Casey is a partner at Field Law in Edmonton, where his primary areas of practice are labour and employment law, professional regulation, and administrative law. He has served as a labour arbitrator for many years. Prior to becoming a managing partner with the firm, Jim was the head of the Edmonton Labour and Employment Group and its Professional Regulatory Group. He has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta, numerous administrative tribunals, and before the Supreme Court of Canada in a Charter case. Furthermore, Jim served as a part-time Chair of the Alberta Labour Relations Board for 14 years. He is a frequent speaker and has co-chaired conferences on professional regulation in Toronto, Vancouver, and Halifax. He has also authored numerous publications, including two books: The Regulation of Professions in Canada and A Guide to the Health Professions Act, and is the editor of Remedies in Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law. Jim taught labour law within the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta.
Jim holds a B.Comm. from the University of Saskatchewan and an LL.B. from the University of Alberta.