• B.A. in Psychology, McGill University, 2000
  • LL.B, University of British Columbia, 2006
  • Called to the Bar in 2007




  • Motor vehicle litigation
  • Commercial and Civil litigation
  • Head injury claims
  • Employment law
  • Contractual disputes
  • Insurance defense
  • Disclosure and procedural issues

David’s background is in commercial and civil litigation with a wide variety of experience in motor vehicle litigation, civil litigation, head injury claims, employment law, contractual disputes and insurance defence, as well as disclosure and other procedural issues. He also has experience in defamation law. He has appeared in BC Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and the Court of Appeal. He has conducted over one hundred examinations for discovery and dozens of interim court applications.

David obtained his LL.B in 2006 and then spent one year articling for a Victoria criminal defence firm. He went on to join a commercial litigation boutique firm with offices in Victoria and Vancouver, before moving back to Vancouver full-time in 2013.

David has served as a board member with the Canadian Bar Association of BC “BarTalk” magazine editorial committee and has been a contributing editor for the Law Society of British Columbia’s Learning Centre Website. He is a contributing author for two previous Continuing Legal Education courses, “Affidavit Secrets” and “Civil Law for Criminal Lawyers” and volunteers as a supervising lawyer for the UBC Law Students’ Legal Advice Program. David has significant experience and interest in legal research and is a member of the CBA’s legal research subsection.

His personal interests include traveling and skiing.


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