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Fergus519 843 1960 | 1 800 746 0685

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Guelph Office

105 Silvercreek Pkwy. N.
Suite 100 Guelph, ON N1H 6S4

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1240
Guelph, ON N1H 6N6

Phone: 519 837 2100
Fax: 519 837 1617

Toll Free: 1 800 746 0685

Email: guelphinfo@smithvaleriote.com

Fergus Office

265 Bridge Street
Fergus, ON N1M 1T7

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 128
Fergus, ON N1M 2W7

Phone: 519 843 1960
Fax: 519 843 6888

Toll Free: 1 800 746 0685

Email: fergusinfo@smithvaleriote.com

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James Pietrangelo

B.A., LL.B., Certified and Specializes in Collaborative Family Law
Partner

Guelph Office

T.519-837-0303
F.519-837-1617
E. jpietrangelo@smithvaleriote.com

Called to the Bar

Ontario 2002

Education

  • Certified Specialist, Collaborative Family Law
  • University of Ottawa, LL.B., 2001
  • University of Waterloo, B.A. (Hons.) in Economics and Minor in Political Science, 1998

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James Pietrangelo (Jim) is a partner at SmithValeriote Law Firm LLP specializing in family law and civil litigation. He has extensive trial experience before all court levels in the Province of Ontario, including the Ontario Court of Appeal. Jim is certified as a Collaborative Family Law Lawyer and has broad experience with step-parent adoptions. Jim’s client’s appreciate his down to earth and practical advice that is focussed on resolution.

Jim’s civil litigation practice includes contractual disputes, personal injury, estate litigation and assisting creditors collect unpaid debts.

Jim acts for the Ministry of the Attorney General with respect to Canada Student Loan claims.

Jim holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Minor in Political Science from the University of Waterloo and an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa. He was called to the bar in Ontario in 2002 and has been with SmithValeriote Law Firm LLP since 2001. He has been a partner since 2010.

Jim is active in the community and is on the Board of Directors for the Wellington Law Association, Stonehenge Therapeutic Community and the Groves Hospital Foundation in Fergus, Ontario. He was formerly heavily involved with the Edward Johnson Music Foundation. In the past he has coached CYO Guelph basketball and Guelph house league soccer.

Jim and his wife Danielle have two wonderful children. In his spare time, he enjoys travelling with his family and has especially enjoyed travelling to Italy and New York City. Jim regularly attends rock concerts and is a sports enthusiast with particular interest in formula 1 car racing, mixed martial arts and soccer. Jim is also an avid reader and collector of comic books and graphic novels.

Memberships & Professional Appointments

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Wellington Law Association 

Community Involvement

Boards:

  • Edward Johnson Music Foundation, Former Board of Director
  • Groves Hospital Foundation, Board of Director
  • Stonehenge Therapeutic Community, Director
  • Wellington Law Association, Treasurer

Fundraising Assistance:

  • Adopt a Family for Christmas Program
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Guelph
  • Fill a backpack for back to school (children in need)
  • Former coach of Guelph CYO Basketball and Guelph house league soccer
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Humane Society (Toronto/Montreal/International/WSAP/FAW)
  • SPCA

Tribunals, Boards, & Levels of Court

  • Ontario Court of Appeal 
Guelph Office

T.519-837-0303
F.519-837-1617
E. jpietrangelo@smithvaleriote.com

Clerks

Terry Petrie

T 519-843-1960 ext. 129
E tpetrie@smithvaleriote.com

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SmithValeriote Law Firm LLP has 30 lawyers servicing the province of Ontario including the communities of Waterloo, Kitchener, Fergus, Cambridge, Elora and Guelph.

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Guelph Office

105 Silvercreek Pkwy. N.
Suite 100 Guelph, ON N1H 6S4

Phone: 519 837 2100
Fax: 519 837 1617

Toll Free: 1 800 746 0685

Email: guelphinfo@smithvaleriote.com

Smith Valeriote - Map to Fergus Offices

Fergus Office

265 Bridge Street
Fergus, ON N1M 1T7

Phone: 519 843 1960
Fax: 519 843 6888

Toll Free: 1 800 746 0685

Email: fergusinfo@smithvaleriote.com