Ron is a commercial litigator with an emphasis on construction law. He has practised law for over 35 years and has appeared at every level of court in Ontario. He has also appeared in numerous arbitrations. In construction law, he has represented owners, developers, municipalities, Her Majesty the Queen, property managers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. He has acted in IP matters, estate litigation, personal injury, commercial litigation, commercial landlord and tenant and employment litigation. He has appeared in nearly 300 trials during his career. He has appeared as counsel in matters in 5 provinces in Canada. Ron also does wills, estates and advises small businesses on corporate and risk management issues. He recently left a national law firm after 24 years. Prior to that, Ron had worked in several smaller firms.
He is a regular speaker and writer on construction and other matters in Canada and the United States.
Ron does a lot of volunteer work and he has been in the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa for over 20 years, coached competitive basketball and soccer for 18 years and sits on several volunteer boards. Ron and his wife Teresa live in the country with their 3 labradoodles [their kids have left home].
Ron was a nationally ranked University basketball and touch football referee.