Mark is a research lawyer who also has experience in litigation. Mark started working with Davison Law Group in 2016.
Practice Areas and Experience
Mark conducts legal research for the firm in a wide variety of practice areas, including aboriginal law, administrative law, bankruptcy law, commercial litigation, constitutional law, criminal law, debtor/creditor law, environmental law, family law, human rights law, insurance law, municipal law, labour & employment law, real estate law, tort law and wills & estates law. 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, as well as the British Columbia Court of Appeal.
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.