Dan has been practicing law in British Columbia for 27 years. He works extensively in the area of bankruptcy and insolvency where he acts both for creditors and companies seeking to restructure and reorganize their debts as well as for trustees in bankruptcy and receivers. In addition, he acts on commercial leasing disputes and creditors’ remedies, representing for secured and judgment creditors seeking to recover and realize on amounts owed to them. He also practices in the area of commercial landlord and tenant disputes. Dan has contributed to a number of publications on these topics and is a speaker at numerous professional and continuing legal education seminars for the same. In addition, he works in the field of insurance litigation, primarily professional liability/errors and omissions and personal injury.
Dan has been selected by his peers to be included in the Best Lawyers in Canada publication in the field of Personal Injury Law 2019.
Dan is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia where he teaches Trial Advocacy. In addition, Dan is a committee member of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation “JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research” where he heads the legal sector for charitable giving. Dan is an avid recreational hockey player in the winter and enjoys waterskiing and golf in the summer.
Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1986
Bachelor of Laws, University of British Columbia, 1989
Admitted to The Law Society of British Columbia, 1990
– Creditor/Debtor Remedies
– Bankruptcy and Insolvency
– Debtor Reorganization
– Commercial Landlord and Tenant Disputes
– Personal Injury Litigation
– Contributor on the subject of Landlord Tenancy Disputes in a Bankruptcy Scenario: CCH Real Estate Guide
– Continuing Legal Education Publication/Seminars: Priorities in Bankruptcy Context/ Creditor’s Remedies/ Landlord Tenant Disputes
– Use of Insolvency Proceedings in Terminating Commercial Relationships: Presentation to Trial Lawyers Association – February 21, 2014
– Bankruptcy and the Landlord Tenant Relationship: Presentation to Continuing Legal Education Seminar – April 2013
– Canadian Bar Association; Subsection for Bankruptcy and Insolvency.
– The Law Society of British Columbia
– Member and Former Executive Committee Member: Vancouver Bar Association