Called to the Ontario Bar in 1974. Fellow of the ACTL. Fellow, CIArb. Practises exclusively civil litigation and administrative law and acts as an arbitrator and mediator. Has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario, the SCC and the FCC, and many administrative tribunals. Acted as lead commission counsel for the Ipperwash Inquiry. A former Treasurer (President) of The Law Society of Ontario (LSO), the governing body for Ontario lawyers and paralegals. Was first elected a Bencher (Director) of the LSO in 1995 and has been Chair and Vice Chair of a wide variety of LSO Committees and a Director of the Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company. Was a member of the Board of Legal Aid Ontario from January 1999 to June 2008 and was reappointed a Director in April 2011. Is a Trustee of The Law Society Foundation, Director of LibraryCo, member of the Civil Rules Committee and has been a member of the Committee and its predecessors since 1976. Is a past chair of the Ontario Centre for Advocacy Training and a former director of The Advocates’ Society and Pro Bono Law Ontario. Has been a co-editor of the Ontario Annual Practice since 1975. Has been a speaker and delivered papers on a wide variety of legal seminars and has contributed to legal publications. He was a law clerk at the SCC.