Jeff attended McGill University (B.A., Political Science) before attending law school at the University of British Columbia. While at UBC, Jeff was selected for the Peter Burns criminal trial moot, the qualifier for the nation-wide Sopinka Cup. Jeff was also selected for UBC’s Advanced Criminal Clinic, during which he represented individuals charged with various criminal offences in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and conducted, among other things, his first criminal trial.
Jeff has been called to the bar in British Columbia (2008) and Ontario (2009). Prior to starting his own practice, Jeff honed his legal research and writing skills articling in the litigation group at Stikeman Elliott LLP, one of Canada’s largest and most prominent corporate law firms.
Jeff has represented clients charged with a wide variety of offences including various Assaults, Sexual Assault, Robbery, Point Firearm, Uttering Threats, Break and Enter, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (various narcotics), Fraud over $5,000 and Impaired Driving/Over 80.
Jeff is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association and the Criminal Lawyers’ Association. In May 2010, Jeff Co-Chaired the Ontario Bar Association’s “Your Client from Start to Finish” Program.
Jeff is a former LSAT (Law School Admission Test) instructor for one of Canada’s leading test-prep companies.