Prince of Wales College and Dalhousie University (Bachelor of Commerce, 1970). Dalhousie University (Bachelor of Laws, 1973). President, Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 1985-1986.
Chairman, Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island, 1982-1985.
Working as a partner of SCALES, JENKINS & McQUAID. Admitted to the bar, 1973, Prince Edward Island.
Canadian Bar Association. Law Society of Prince Edward Island (President, 1981-1982. Chairman, Articling and Admissions Comnmittee, 1982-1984, since 1986).
Canadian Bar Insurance Association (Director, since 1987).