Dan gets a great deal of satisfaction from helping those who have been injured in an accident or who have been wrongfully denied benefits by their insurance company. He has chosen to devote his career to Plaintiff Personal Injury work in the Northwest.
Dan has practiced with, and learned from, the most senior plaintiff personal injury lawyers in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario, including Danial Newton, Roy Macgillivray, and Kristopher Knutsen.
Dan is also a former law clerk for the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, where he spent his articling year working for the Superior Court Judges of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.
Dan has taught Professional Responsibility and Alternative Dispute Resolution at Lakehead University, Faculty of Law.
He is also a coach of the Lakehead University, Faculty of Law’s Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Moot Competition Team, where he prepares law students for a trial advocacy competition.
Dan sits on the Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area (“BIATBA”) Board of Directors and is a past member of the Thunder Bay “AAA” Kings Board of Directors.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys running and cross-country skiing with his dog, Hunter, playing squash and hockey, and spending time with his family.