I was born in Toronto, Ontario. I went to high school in the west end of Toronto at Humberside Collegiate Institute. I attended Victoria College at the University of Toronto where I received an Honours BA. I then attended the Law School in Windsor, Ontario for my LL.B.
I articled for the Crown Attorney in Windsor, Brian McIntyre. After completing the Bar Admission course, I was hired back in the Windsor Crown Attorney’s office. I worked in that office as an Assistant Crown Attorney for 6 years. After that, I was appointed Crown Attorney for the County of Huron - based in Goderich, Ontario.
I worked as Crown Attorney in Goderich until my retirement from that office on October 31, 2011. Since then, I have exclusively practiced criminal law.