David is a graduate of the University of Toronto (BA-Hons) and Queen’s University, where he received his law degree. He was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1992. Originally a specialist in labour and employment matters, David diversified his practice in 1997 when he began his association with Stewart, Aulinger & Company in Vancouver. At present David runs a busy wide ranging litigation practice.
David has appeared at all levels of Court in British Columbia, the Federal Court, and several administrative law bodies. David’s practice areas include:
- civil litigation;
- creditor remedies such as foreclosures, insolvency and realization, secured and unsecured collections, builders liens and construction claims, and related debt recovery work;
- employment and human rights law;
- disputes and issues arising from commercial and residential tenancies, breach of contract, construction, real estate transactions, wills & estates, commercial fraud, and other commercial disputes.
David is a father to two teenage daughters. He is on the editorial board for the CLE publication B.C. Creditor’s Remedies – An Annotated Guide. He has presented at a CLE for Administrative Law, and has authored employment law articles for CLE’s Annual Practice Review. He regularly teaches advocacy and secured transaction sessions at the Professional Legal Training Course for the Law Society of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. A former member of a provincial ski team, David likes to spends time at Whistler. He enjoys recreational hockey, golf and guitar, and he devotes a lot of time as a field hockey volunteer.