Mark practices in the areas of family law, administrative law and civil litigation.
Practice Areas and Experience
Mark has particular experience in child protection, employment disputes and debt collection matters. He also provides legal research services to WestlawNext Canada, an online legal research database used by lawyers across the country. Mark is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia as well as the Law Society of Alberta, and has conducted hearings in the provincial and superior courts of both provinces.
During Law School, Mark completed an internship with the Terrorism Prevention Branch of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna, Austria. Prior to Law School, he worked as an assistant in the Professional Conduct Department of the Law Society of British Columbia, assisting in the investigation of breaches of the Law Society Rules and Code of Professional Conduct.
Personal Activities and Community Involvement
Mark regularly provides pro bono legal services to people of limited means. He has advised pro bono clients on human rights, wrongful dismissal, employment standards, residential tenancy, family law and debt collection matters. He has also volunteered for the United Way, helping to organize fundraising activities to address child poverty, bullying and senior isolation.
In his free time, Mark enjoys reading, travel, winter sports and board games.
Education and Certifications
Mark obtained his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of Calgary in 2007, and his Juris Doctor from the University of British Columbia in 2012.
Mark was called to the bar in 2014 in Alberta, and 2015 in British Columbia.