David E. Swayze, B.A. (Spec.), LL.B.
David E. Swayze, B.A. (Spec.), LL.B. David E. Swayze, B.A. (Spec.), LL.B. David E. Swayze, B.A. (Spec.), LL.B.
David Swayze is first and foremost a Husband and Father to two wonderful children. He is a life-long resident of Brandon, and a graduate of Brandon University and Dalhousie Law School. David articled with Meighen Haddad in 1997 and was called to the Bar in 1998. He joined the partnership in 2003 and has served as a member of the firm’s Management Team since 2009, with his primary responsibility being managing the firm’s information technology resource needs. David focuses his practice on advocacy and litigation, with a specific interest in management side labour and employment law, human rights, privacy, intellectual property, civil litigation, and administrative law. David also acts for our public sector clients including Prairie Mountain Health, the Brandon School Division and Assiniboine Community College. As southwestern Manitoba’s only trade-mark agent, David advises our clients on trade-marks and other intellectual property and technology related issues.

He has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada, the Provincial Court of Manitoba, the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and the Manitoba Court of Appeal. Given David’s administrative law practice he has appeared before the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, the Manitoba Labour Board, the Residential Tenancies Appeals Board, the Manitoba Health Appeal Board, the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, the Manitoba Surface Rights Board and frequently appears before boards of arbitration.

David is a past President of the Brandon University Alumni Association and served as a Bencher with the Law Society of Manitoba from 2008 to 2015, having served as Vice-President from 2012 to 2013, and President for 2013-2014. David was appointed a Life Bencher of the Law Society of Manitoba in 2015, and currently serves as Manitoba’s representative on the Council of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.


David E. Swayze, B.A. (Spec.), LL.B.
Office: Brandon
Phone: 204 - 725 - 8766      
Fax: (204) 726 - 1948    
dswayze@mhlaw.ca    

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