Dakota received his J.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2019. Prior to attending law school, Dakota obtained a B.A.H. in Political Studies with a minor in Psychology from Queen’s University. Dakota articled with the firm before returning as an associate following his call to the bar. Prior to joining the firm, Dakota summered at an intellectual property litigation boutique and a family law firm.
Dakota’s practice areas involve class action work and health law. He has particular expertise in defending professionals working in long term care facilities. Dakota also has experience with tort, accident benefits, workplace safety and insurance, commercial and real-estate litigation, international priority disputes, subrogation, occupier’s liability, fraudulent and suspicious claims, and property loss/damage claims.
While Dakota is a passionate advocate and works diligently to achieve an early resolution for his clients, he greatly enjoys advocating in court. Dakota has regularly appeared before the Superior Court of Justice, and has appeared at Small Claims Court. Dakota works on cases involving complex issues of fact and law, and his attention to detail has produced excellent results for his clients.
Dakota swam competitively prior to law school, and still enjoys swimming, going to the gym, trying Toronto’s various restaurants, and reading a good book.