James Profit is an associate lawyer in Summerside’s Cox & Palmer office. James was called to the Prince Edward Island Bar in May of 2020. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science with a major in Marine Biology at Dalhousie University in 2016 followed by a Juris Doctor degree at the University of New Brunswick in 2019, James returned home to begin his law career.

James’s practice is focused on corporate commercial law and real estate. James has experience in a wide variety of corporate matters, including incorporations, shareholder agreements, corporate re-organizations, purchases and sales of operating businesses, equity and debt financings, securities law regulation and shareholder disputes.

James also practices in a variety of other areas including estate planning, and family law.


Bar Admission

Prince Edward Island (2020)

Law School

  • University of New Brunswick


Dalhousie University (BSC, 2016)
University of New Brunswick (JD, 2019)

Law Society Memberships

  • Law Society of Prince Edward Island
  • Canadian Bar Association


  • English
  • French