I graduated from Queen's University with an LL.B. in 1983. After completing my articles, I was called to the Alberta Bar in 1984. I was appointed Queen's Counsel in 2002. I enjoy golf, tennis, travel, and I am an avid reader.

 Publications & Presentations:

  • NAFTA Temporary Work Status
  • Co-authored, "Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Carswell, Citizenship and Immigration Law"
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution at Immigration Appeal Division (Published by the Canadian Bar Association)


  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Past speaker, Canadian Bar Association (National Immigration section)
  • Member and past Chairperson, Canadian Bar Association Alberta (Immigration section)
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

 Community Involvement:

  • Past Director, Immigrant Services Calgary
  • Founder, Immigrants of Distinction Awards
  • Member, Calgary Kyokushin Karate
  • Member, Calgary Tennis Academy
  • Director, Calgary Chinatown Development Foundation