EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Originally from New Brunswick, Simon obtained his Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University in 2005, and his Bachelor of Laws from the University of New Brunswick in 2011. He was called to the Alberta bar in 2012 and has successfully appeared at all levels of court in Alberta. Simon was called to the British Columbia bar in 2018.
Simon's experience includes acting as second counsel in negotiating a highly lucrative funding agreement with the provincial government on behalf of a professional association. He obtained his first reported decision during his articles, in an international child abduction matter: J.S. v. R.M., 2012 ABPC 184. Prior to joining FH&P Lawyers LLP, Simon worked at a firm specializing in construction law matters. Simon's preferred area of practice is in litigation and dispute resolution with an emphasis on construction related disputes including builders' liens, construction contracts and delay claims.
Simon's focus is on providing clients with pragmatic and cost-effective solutions where possible.
Areas of Service
Prior to moving to Kelowna, Simon was involved with a number of organizations in Alberta including the Sunalta Community Association and the Calgary Bird Banding Society, Two Wheel View, and the Calgary Folk Music Festival.
Simon served the profession in Alberta in a number of roles including as a volunteer with the Credentials and Education Committee and Practice Review Committee of the Law Society of Alberta. He was also active with the CBA including serving on the executive committee of: