Education and Experience


Master of Laws (LL.M.) Degree, 2001
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
(Thesis: Tax Avoidance in the United States and Canada:
Evolution and Comparative Analysis)

Bar Admission Course, Law Society of Upper Canada, 1973
Barrister-at-Law Degree
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Juris Doctorate (J.D.) 1971
Faculty of Law, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree, (Political Science), 1968
Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Windsor
Windsor, Ontario, Canada




Prosecution Experience

Appointed part time Assistant Crown Attorney for the Count of Essex, Province of Ontario by Order in Council Ê(1974-1983)


Appointed by the Canadian Department of Justice to prosecute Êcharges of income tax evasion in regard to certain cases (R. v. Robson, R. v. Klundert)


Appointed to prosecute on behalf of the Essex Regional Conservation Authority


Special Appointment

Appointed by the [Canadian] Deputy Minister of National Revenue as an Inquiry Officer (lawyer presenting evidence in a quasi-judicial hearing very roughly equivalent to grand jury proceedings in regards to income tax offences presided over by a Hearing Officer with no jury present) pursuant to Section 231.4 of the Income Tax Act. This Inquiry was an investigation into the affairs of certain individuals and certain corporations related to secret commissions and which lead to a multiplicity of tax evasion charges as well as criminal charges against numerous individuals (1990-1991).