Tim was born and raised inYellowknife, Northwest Territories. He is an active outdoorsman, having grown up running sled dogs in the winter and hauling canoes over portages all summer. An avid fisherman growing up in the NWT, he has had to learn the finer arts of bow hunting in Alberta where there are fewer lakes and rivers.
Tim earned his Bachelor of Education (with Distinction) from the Universityof Alberta in 2002, and earned his Bachelor of Laws from the same institution in 2005. After completing his formal education, he articled with a national law firm inYellowknife. In 2006 Tim was called to both the Bar of the Northwest Territories and the Alberta Bar and continues to be an active member in both jurisdictions. In 2006 he moved toGrande Prairie and practiced as a partner in a local firm until July 2011.
Tim is a community minded person. He has been actively involved in the community, coaching wrestling, playing music at church, and taking part in the local archery league. Tim will be serving as a sessional instructor at Grande Prairie Regional College teaching an introductory law course and has also regularly conducted legal presentations as a volunteer with the Grande Prairie Council for Lifelong Learning. Tim also serves in the Grande Prairie Legal Guidance program.
Tim is married to Kirsty and together they have three young sons. They have recently moved onto a farm and are learning the trials experienced by the 21st Century Farmer!
Tim has focused his practice on the following areas:
- Banking and Security;
- Estate Planning and Administration;
- Real Estate; and
- Dispute Mediation.