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EDUCATION
  • Called to the Ontario bar in 1986
  • Osgoode Hall Law School 1984 (JD)
  • Laurentian University from 1978 to 1981
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Vice-Chair of the Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs Tribunal
  • Member of the Association of Canadian Assessors Counsel
  • Member of the Advocates Society
  • Member of the Society of Ontario Adjudicators and Regulators
  • Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Peel Law Association
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS/TEACHING
  • Case Update In Tax Rebate Appeals
  • The Municipal Perspective in Assessment Appeals
  • You Know How to Hire, But Can you Fire?
  • Pre-Trial Remedies: The Injunction
  • Trial Preparation Techniques
  • Directors’ & Officers’ Duties
  • The New Costs Grid Redux
  • The New Costs Grid
PUBLICATIONS
  • Fee (Not So) Simple: Implications of Ontario’s amendments to its property assessment and tax system, Municipal World, July 2009
  • Thinking about Appealing Your Property Tax Assessment? Spring 2006

INTERESTS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

John enjoys outdoor activities and is an avid downhill skier. He is a Level III certified ski professional and Level I race coach and is an active instructor with the CSIA and CSCF.

John has been actively involved in a number of community and service organizations, including;

  • Kiwanis Club of Brampton, President
  • Peel Law Association, Director
  • Peel Children’s Safety Village, Director
  • Catholic Family Services of Dufferin-Peel, Director