ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

British Columbia Call to the Bar, November 2011

Manitoba Call to the Bar, June 2008 (non practising status)

LL.B. Program, Queen's University, Faculty of Law, June 2007

M.A. in Public Policy, University of Calgary, May 2002

B.A. Spec. in Political Science, Brandon University, May 1999

Don practiced as a staff lawyer for Legal Aid Manitoba with the Criminal Law Office in Winnipeg, Manitoba for over three years, and articled at the office for another year. Donald also worked and volunteered as a student with Queen’s Legal Aid and the Correctional Law Project in Kingston, Ontario. He won the Community Commitment Award at Queen's University for his volunteer work with Home Alone, Queen's Legal Aid and the Correctional Law Project. As a law student, Don drafted and submitted a petition to an M.P. of the House of Commons on the events occurring in Sudan. He has also taken part in a drive along with police in Brandon, Manitoba.

Don volunteers with Salvation Army Pro Bono Program on a regular basis, and has supervised UBC Law Student Legal Assistance Program clinics. He is signed on as a volunteer lawyer with the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. Don is also a member of the Canadian Bar Association.

Don has also worked at various other jobs. He finds that his work history helps him relate to his clients. Don worked as a dishwasher, shipper/receiver, security guard, cashier, waiter, teaching assistant, research assistant, and policy analyst, along with several other odd jobs.

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