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A graduate of Dalhousie Law School, David is a member in good standing with the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society. He practices in association with his colleagues at Livingstone & Company in downtown Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.


His practice encompasses the areas of real estate, corporate and commercial matters, wills and estates and litigation.

Bar Admission:

Nova Scotia                           June 10, 2005

Notary Public:

Nova Scotia                           July 5, 2005

Education:

Bachelor of Laws
Dalhousie University
(2000-2004):                         Degree awarded in May 2004

Master of Public Administration
Dalhousie University
(2000-2004):                         Degree awarded in May 2004

Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts
(First Class Standing)
Dalhousie University
(1996-2000):                         Degree awarded in May 2000

Community Involvement:

Payments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel

Appointed by the Government of Canada (2010-2013), the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Dispute Advisory Panel is comprised of representatives from across country and provides expertise and advice to the Minister of Public Works and Government regarding issues and concerns surrounding payments in lieu of taxes to Canadian taxing authorities. While exempt from local taxation by virtue of the Constitution Act, 1867, the Government of Canada makes payments in lieu of property taxes to municipalities to share in the costs of local governments where it owns property.

Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission

Appointed by the Province of Nova Scotia as one of three public members of the Board of Commissioners (2006-2009 & 2009-2012), the Commission is responsible for the regulation of the real estate industry in Nova Scotia. The Commission is an independent, industry-funded regulatory body established under Nova Scotia's Real Estate Trading Act.

Halifax Regional Water Commission

Appointed by the Halifax Regional Municipality's Regional Council as one of three public members of the Board of Commissioners (2009-2011), the Commission owns and operates water supply and wastewater facilities for the benefit of the residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality. Established under Nova Scotia's Halifax Regional Water Commission Act, members of the Board of Commissioners include the Mayor, the city's Chief Administrative Officer and three members of the Regional Council appointed by Council.

Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Arbitration Board

Appointed by the Province of Nova Scotia as one of the three members of the Arbitration Board (2008-2011), the Board has sole jurisdiction to hear and settle disputes between the Nova Scotia Crop and Livestock Insurance Commission and an insured person arising out of the adjustment of a loss under a Contract of Insurance. Established under Nova Scotia's Crop and Livestock Insurance Act, the Board settles disputes and comments on Commission policy or process in the adjustment of claims with insured persons.

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