B.A.from Dalhousie University,
LLB from Dalhousie University
Admitted to Practice on November 9, 1977
Preferred Areas of Practice include Real Property, Family, Divorce, Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Wills & Estates, and General.
I have been practicing law in Windsor, Hants County, Nova Scotia since my admission to the Bar in 1977. I have a general practice with my primary focus in real property, family law and criminal prosecution work. My clients include the Bank of Nova Scotia, Victory Credit Union, Trans Canada Credit Corporation, Cottage Country and its related companies, Family and Children’s Services of Hants County, as well as many local businesses and institutions.
I have been a per diem Crown Attorney for over 15 years and represent the Crown in Hants, Kings and Annapolis Counties , Nova Scotia in all criminal and Youth Court matters. In addition, I am retained by the Town of Windsor to handle all prosecutions of Provincial Statute offences within the Town and all By-Law enforcement prosecutions. I am as well, the Federal Agent for matters involving prosecutions under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Excise Act, the Income Tax Act and the Fisheries Act and all regulations for Hants County.
Participation in Professional Associations
- Member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
- Past President of the West Hants Progressive Conservative Association
- Past President of the Hants County Barristers’ Society
- Past Board Member for the Provincial Medical Board of Nova Scotia
Courts and Tribunals Practiced BeforeI have practiced in all courts in Nova Scotia, including Provincial Court (criminal prosecution work), Family Court, Nova Scotia Supreme Court Trial Division and Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. I have also appeared in Small Claims Court and the Residential Tenancies Board.
My interests and hobbies include curling, fishing and community involvement. I am active in groups such as The Sam Slick Society, The Hants Aquatic Society and the Windsor & Area Education Fund Association. In the past I have been involved with Co-Chairing the creation of the Windsor Senior Citizens Bus Society and Co-Chairing the three year business funding for the procurement of musical instruments for the Windsor High School Band Program. I have also been involved with the Windsor Jaycees, the Windsor Pumpkin Festival, the West Hants Chamber of Commerce, the Windsor B.I.D.C., Windsor Cubs, Chair of Stewards for the Windsor United Church and former Councilor for the Town of Windsor.