Biography

Dylan obtained his LL.B. in 2009 and joined Carbert Waite in 2016 after practicing with a major national law firm. Dylan joined the firm as a partner in 2019.

As an experienced employment lawyer, Dylan advises employers and employees on a range of human resources issues, including employment contracts, workplace policies, terminations of employment, human rights and privacy matters.  Dylan works with businesses to address the tough legal challenges that arise in today’s workplace, including employee discipline, labour relations, employee disability, union certification drives, policy development, group dismissals, employment issues in mergers and acquisitions, and all manner of law suits and legal proceedings.  He also advises on methods of reducing employer liability and risk related to employment standards, occupational health and safety, and other statutory compliance issues.

Dylan’s practice also includes conducting and overseeing workplace investigations in situations involving allegations of harassment, violence, and discrimination.

Dylan has represented clients in mediations and arbitrations, and has appeared before all levels of Court in Alberta as well as the Federal Court of Canada.

Dylan also represents plaintiffs and defendants in general commercial and civil litigation matters including the representation of business people and organizations in commercial disputes, including fraud and breach of contract claims.

He received his bachelor’s degree in fine arts from the Alberta College of Art and Design, his LL.B. from the University of Alberta and his Certificate in Pension Law from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Since 2013, Dylan has been a regular guest lecturer at the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Law on the topic of employment law. He regularly speaks at conferences and seminars and has provided training on a variety of employment matters, including wrongful dismissals, privacy, disability management, drug and alcohol issues, and employment standards.  He has worked for the Alberta Municipal Government Board and has volunteered as a member of the City of Calgary Licence and Community Standards Appeal Board since 2010 where he adjudicates City Bylaws matters.

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School
    (Certificate in Pension Law 2015)
  • University of Alberta
    (L.L.B. 2009)
  • Alberta College of Art and Design
    (Bachelor of Fine Arts 2004)

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Alberta (2010)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association