Sean was raised in the Okanagan Valley before moving to Vancouver to attend the University of British Columbia, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree. After completing his undergraduate studies, Sean attended Dalhousie Law School where he obtained his Bachelor of Laws. Sean was called to the Bar in 1997 and he practiced briefly in Vancouver, before returning to Kelowna.
Sean has appeared at the Provincial, Supreme and Appellate Court levels, in addition to his extensive arbitration and mediation experience. He has volunteered as a guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia (Okanagan Campus) and has presented at educational seminars on a variety of legal topics.
Sean practices exclusively in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on complex personal injury litigation, construction/commercial litigation and employment law.
Sean’s volunteer background has focused primarily on community and professional development. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the School District #23 Student Assistance Association; as past President of the Canadian Mental Health Association (Kelowna Branch); Treasurer of the Kelowna Junior Chamber of Commerce; President of the Kelowna Bar Association; and Past Chair and founder of the Canadian Bar Association’s Okanagan Civil Litigation Section. Sean is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation and the TELUS Community Board.