351 Charlotte St. , Peterborough, ON K9H 3V7

Experienced and Dedicated Lawyers Serving Peterborough

Below, you will find information regarding our team of lawyers and legal professionals:

E. James Jordan | Gordon Hamilton Usher | Support Staff

Eric James Jordan (Jim)

Eric James Jordan (Jim)

Jim has over 35 years of legal experience and has established himself as an expert in all financial areas of family law. Over the years, his clients have included numerous lawyers and others working in the legal field, as well as those from various other professionals and individuals from all walks of life.

Jim primarily focuses on the financial aspects of family law:

  • Separation Agreements
  • Cohabitation and Marriage Contracts
  • Financial Support
  • Divorce

If you have a custody or access dispute, you are encouraged to resolve the dispute through a social work intervention.

Jim's other practice areas include:

  • Wills and Powers of Attorney
  • Real Estate Transactions

Academic History

  • Edmison Heights P.S.
  • Adam Scott High School
  • Queen's B.A. (History Major) – 1974 (Winner of Prize for Highest Overall Standing)
  • Queen's Law School – 1977
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario – 1979

You can reach Jim by phone at 705-743-4221, Ext. #217 or by email at [email protected]

Gordon Hamilton Usher

Gordon Hamilton Usher

Gordon brings with him more than 50 years of legal experience, focusing on the areas of estates, wills, Powers of Attorney, corporate law and real estate law. He began his career in Toronto, practising from 1963 to 1966. He then moved to Peterborough and has been practising here ever since.

Positions Practiced

  • Former Chairman of CNIB, Peterborough Branch
  • Former Chairman of Family Counselling (now Community Counselling & Resource Centre)
  • Former Chairman of Credit Counselling
  • Former Vice Chairman of the Ethics Committee of Peterborough Regional Health Centre
  • Former President of Peterborough Law Association


  • Estate Planning Council of Peterborough
  • Peterborough Law Association
  • Vice-Chairman, Research Ethics Board of Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Academic History

  • B.A. Western University
  • LLB. Osgoode Hall
  • Called to the Bar, May 1963

Support Staff

Jane Hall

Jane is the legal assistant for Eric James Jordan, and brings with her more than 38 years of legal experience – 23 of which are with Eric.

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