Trial & Appellate Lawyer
Mark obtained an undergraduate degree from Simon Fraser University in 1999 and a law degree from the University of British Columbia in 2002. He was called to the Bar of British Columbia in May of 2003 and has spent the entirety of his thirteen years in private practice.
Mark’s experience as a litigator includes time as both a criminal defense lawyer as well as a federal prosecutor. His trial work has taken him around the province, and has involved cases in front of both judge alone and juries. He has appeared in front of the Provincial Court of British Columbia, Supreme Court of British Columbia, British Columbia Court of Appeal, and Federal Court of Canada. He has also been a guest instructor at RCMP search warrant courses, a clinic supervisor with the UBC Law Students Legal Advice Program, and a moot judge at the UBC Law School.
Mark’s practice is primarily focused on ICBC injury claims. He is committed to dealing with ICBC in a way that protects your interests, and ensures that you are treated fairly in relation to your injuries. Whether by settlement or trial, he is dedicated to ensuring that you are properly compensated for any harm suffered.
Mark also has an extensive volunteer background, having been a soccer coach and referee for many years. He is a past chair of the Mountain United Football Club, serving competitive youth soccer players from Burnaby and the North Shore. He was also one of the founding governors of the British Columbia Soccer Youth Premier League. He maintains a keen interest in amateur and professional sport, particularly youth soccer and collegiate football.