- Criminal Law
- Administrative Law
- Regulatory Law
- White Collar Crime
- Appellate Practice
University of British Columbia, B.A., 1971
University of British Columbia, LL.B., 1974
1975, British Columbia; 1986, Queen's Counsel; 2009, Ontario
Law Society of British Columbia (Bencher 1988-1997, Life Bencher 1998—); Law Foundation of British Columbia (Governor, 1985-1989); Medical Legal Society of British Columbia (Co-Vice President, 1991-1993); Canadian Bar Association (Chairman, National Criminal Justice Section 1989-1991; Member, Provincial Council, British Columbia Branch 1986-1991); British Columbia Trial Lawyers Association.
Author, numerous articles and conference papers on criminal law and procedure, evidence and Charter of Rights issues. Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia Law School. Member of Faculty, Federation of Law Societies National Criminal Law Program (1998—). Member: Canadian Judicial Council National Committee on Jury Instructions (1999—); Advisory Committee on Judicial Appointments for the Province of British Columbia, 1997-2002. Past Vice-Chair, Forensic Psychiatric Services Commission of B.C. (1988-1998). Member, Attorney General's Task Force on Public Legal Services in British Columbia, 1984. Special Counsel to B.C. Police Commission for Study and Report to the Attorney General on the Use of Video Equipment by Police Forces in British Columbia, 1986. Member, Attorney General's Justice Reform Committee of British Columbia, 1988. Past Consultant to the Law Reform Commission of Canada. Counsel to the Commission of Inquiry Into Municipal Policing in the Province of British Columbia, 1992.
American College of Trial Lawyers; International Society of Barristers; Western Regional Chair, Federation of Canadian Law Societies, National Criminal Law Program (2000—).
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