Work History and Education

Bill was called to the Bar in 1984 after serving as a law clerk to Mr. Justice McIntyre at the Supreme Court of Canada in Ottawa. He has spent his entire legal career with Cox Taylor.

Bill has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from the University of British Columbia (1976) and a law degree from the University of Victoria (1982).

Bill is a member of both the Family and Civil Rosters of Mediate B.C., the Trial Lawyers Association of B.C., the American Association of Justice, the International Courts of Justice, the Victoria Mediators’ Lounge as well as the Canadian Bar Association and the Victoria Bar Association.

Bill is a founding member of the Centaurs Soccer Club, past Chair of the Oak Bay Tea Party Society, past board member of the Belfry Theatre Society, past board member of the Royal & McPherson Theatres Society and past member of the United Way Campaign Cabinet of Greater Victoria. His present extracurricular pursuits centre around what personal role he can play in the wake of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Report.  Bill continues to be the volunteer Master of Ceremonies at the Oak Bay Christmas light-up as he has done for the last 17 years.