David J. Stuart

Called to the BC Bar in 1969, David has had a long and interesting career. He began practicing law as in-house counsel with BC Hydro leaving after a few years to join Swinton & Company in 1972 as an associate, eventually to become the managing partner of 55 lawyers and 200 employees before opening his own firm in 1992.

David has conducted hundreds of trials, both jury and judge alone, on a wide variety of cases including catastrophic and other injuries arising from motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice and negligence that led to injury.

He has lectured for Continuing Legal Education and the BC Trial Lawyers Association across North America and taught contract law at Capilano University (then college).

He is a past president of BC Trial Lawyers Association and BC Tennis Association.

He is married with 3 adult daughters and enjoys golf, tennis and oil painting.

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