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John joined McBride Bond Christian's predecessor firm in 2001 and is a member of the firm's Financial Loss Recovery and Wills and Estates Law practice groups.

He has practiced law in Ottawa since 1978, primarily as a civil litigator and trial counsel.  John has conducted a great many civil trials throughout Eastern Ontario and has appeared many times in the Ontario’s appellate courts. He has presented at the prestigious Canadian Institute in Toronto and twice at the Civil Litigation Conference conducted by the County of Carleton Law Association. He has taught the intensive Trial Advocacy Course at the University of Ottawa's Common Law Program since January 2012.

In November 2005, John was selected as one of ten members of the newly formed Investor Advisory Committee established by the Ontario Securities Commission. During his two-year term he helped identify and address issues affecting investors.

John is responsible for the mentoring and advocacy training programs at MBC. He also includes young lawyers from other firms in his innovative Advocacy Club, which fosters both skills and collegiality. In April 2014, he completed the 10th semi-annual session of the Club, this time with 8 lawyers and articling students from several different firms. These introductory sessions span 9 weeks and introduce young litigators to essential questioning skills from interview to cross-examination. As part of the Advocacy Club, John presents more advanced sessions that train junior lawyers to deal with discovery, mediation, case analysis, use of themes, tactical cross-examination, expert witnesses and negotiation. Club graduates now participate in the presentation of the sessions to their colleagues.

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