Summary Sheriff MacDonald - Vice President
Summary Sheriff James MacDonald is based in the sheriffdom of Tayside Central & Fife.
He was appointed as a summary sheriff in 2017 and elected Vice President of the Association in 2021.
He spent 12 years as a solicitor in private practice in Falkirk and Dumbarton, and held extended rights of audience in both civil and criminal courts.
He became a member of the Faculty of Advocates in 2005; and was appointed an ad hoc advocate depute in 2007.
He served as a legal member of the Parole Board for Scotland between 2014 and 2018.