James Wyman is a highly regarded criminal lawyer in Calgary, known for his expertise in handling cases related to sexual assault, domestic assault, and criminal law. His dedication to defending the rights of individuals facing serious criminal charges makes him a key figure at Batting, Wyman Barristers.
Originally from central Alberta, James has long since called Calgary home. His practice is devoted entirely to the defence of individuals prosecuted under the Criminal Code. In his career, he has appeared as counsel in all levels of court within the province of Alberta as well as at the Supreme Court of Canada. He has successfully represented people from all walks of life, including investment bankers, lawyers, and professional athletes. Referrals form a large component of James’ practice, with individuals being referred by past clients, other lawyers, and even the occasional judge.
James does not shy away from difficult cases and has experience representing individuals charged with the most serious of criminal offences. He has acted as counsel for clients charged with sexual assault, impaired driving causing death, and murder, with many of his cases receiving coverage in the media. His practice has taken him to numerous provinces as well into the United States.
James will likely be found on a snowboard, golf course, or spending time with his family when not in the office.
University’s School of Law in Spokane, Washington
University of Lethbridge
Bachelor of Management degree
Batting, Wyman Barristers
While the lion’s share of our clients retain our services with respect to an incident they’ve been charged with, retaining counsel early on can ensure that no charges ever result. That’s exactly the case for A.C. This client was a local teacher who had been contacted by her insurance provider concerning several claims that had […]
Our client retained Mr. Wyman to represent him regarding domestic charges. During the course of an argument with his wife it was alleged that the client trashed the family home. The dispute purportedly involved Mr. I ripping the door from its hinges and throwing the television to the ground. It was also alleged that the […]
Mr. F. was charged with sexual assault in relation to an incident that took place in his Banff apartment. It was alleged that our client sexually assaulted his roommate following her return from work one evening. Mr. F retained our services as he was adamant that nothing improper took place. A. had no prior record […]
Our client was 22 years old with no criminal record. She was working out of Fort McMurray and went to Canmore with her boyfriend during her days off. After dinner, an argument ensued and she got out of her boyfriend’s truck. After exiting, she saw an RCMP member attempt to conduct a traffic stop. Her […]
Mr. L. retained our office after being charged with assaulting his wife with a weapon. Things had become heated in the family home and an argument ensued as often did. During the argument, it was alleged that our client threw a boiling pot of water onto his wife. An ambulance was called and charges were […]
A former client had returned with new charges of theft under $5000. It was alleged that Ms. C had attended a grocery store in town and left without paying for a great deal of merchandise. The client had prior charges that had been successfully dealt with. As such she had no Criminal Record. A plea […]
Ms. H. retained our office after she had been charged with assault. C. was an event coordinator with no criminal record that had attended a post work function at a local casino. After over indulging with her colleagues she became quite intoxicated. Such that, she was asked by Casino staff to leave. An altercation ensued […]
Our client, a successful entrepreneur and Chartered Accountant, was charged with assault and dangerous driving as a result of a “road rage” incident which took place during rush hour downtown. It was alleged that C.M. took issue with driving of a fellow motorist, exited his vehicle at a red light, punched him and challenged the […]
We would like to thank Mr. Wyman for all the time and work he put into our son’s impaired driving file. This was a very stressful, scary time for our son and our family as we had never been through anything like this before. From the very first consultation Mr. Wyman listened and explained everything very well and also answered any questions we had. We will be forever grateful to Mr. Wyman for our positive outcome and highly recommend him to anyone who may looking for an excellent lawyer!
Mr. Wyman excels at cutting through the clutter of statements and evidence to not only find the vantage point most beneficial to his client, but to also communicate the elements most critical to the crown counsel. In my case, the crown withdrew all charges prior to court commencing.
Personally, being charged with Impaired Driving and Refusal to provide a breath sample; was an overwhelmingly stressful and tumultuous time in my life. You will find Mr. Wyman, and his Legal Assistant Sue Marshall to be respectful and welcoming, professional and responsive, and you can feel confident putting your trust there.
To ensure the best representation towards a positive outcome for yourself, your family, or your friends, I feel strongly you’ll be making the right choice by obtaining James Wyman as your counsel.