David obtained his J.D. from the University of Calgary in 2014. During his studies, David earned a number of awards and scholarships, including for highest standing in property law and advanced oil and gas law, and twice made the Dean's List. David also volunteered at Student Legal Assistance. Before joining JSS Barristers, David articled and worked as an associate at a large national law firm, practicing in general civil litigation.
Prior to law school, David obtained a Diploma in Jazz Performance from Mount Royal University (née College). David spent a number of years playing and teaching music in the Calgary area, and he remains active in the music and arts communities today. David also obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (with distinction) from the University of Calgary.
David has a general civil litigation practice. David has experience in shareholder actions, corporate and investment fraud, contractual disputes, personal injury and medical malpractice.
When not practicing law, David is often practicing the piano or the drumset, attempting to fix his swing plane on the golf course, or enjoying the local culinary scene. David is a proud Calgarian, his family roots stretching back in southern Alberta for more than 100 years, and a lifelong fan of the local hockey team.
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