University of Prince Edward Island (Bachelor of Arts, 1975). Dalhousie University (Master of Public Administration, 1977). University of New Brunswick (Bachelor of Laws, 1980).
Worked at Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales (Charlottetown, PE) specializing in General Practice including Corporate-Commercial, Litigation, Taxation, Securities, Insurance, Insolvency, Real Estate, Health, Municipal, Environmental, Regulated Industries, Labour and Employment, Criminal, Fisheries, Mining, Offshore and Onshore Oil and Gas, Shipping and Admiralty, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Competition Law, Construction, Patent and Trademarks, Estate and Probate Law, Family Law. Admitted to the bar, 1981, Prince Edward Island. Director, University of Prince Edward Island Alumni Association, 1981-1982.
Director, Prince Edward Island United Way, 1982-1983.
Member: Canadian Bar Association (President, Prince Edward Island Branch, 1988-1989). Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales is an Atlantic Canadian law firm offering legal services through six offices located in the Provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
The largest law firm in Atlantic Canada with more than 135 lawyers, Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales offers services in all areas of the law to local, regional, national and international clients. The practice of the firm touches every corner of business and industry in Atlantic Canada.
The firm"s lawyers represent clients" interests before Municipal, Provincial and Federal boards and tribunals and all levels of courts in Canada.
Canadian Bar Association (Vice-President, Prince Edward Island Branch, 1987-1988. President, Prince Edward Island Branch, 1988-1989). Law Society of Prince Edward Island.