Suite 300, 602 12th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2R 1J3
David House is an advocate and civil litigator. He has practiced in the area of aboriginal law since his call to the bar in 1995 (Ontario). Dave worked as counsel to the Indian Claims Commission (the precursor to the Specific Claims Tribunal) in the late 1990s. He has worked in various capacities in the aboriginal law field since that time, reflecting his commitment to aboriginal rights and claims and his commitment to pursuing enforcement of aboriginal rights since his call to the bar.
Dave has experience in aboriginal treaty claims, complex general commercial litigation matters as well as employment law. Dave has numerous reported decisions in the courts and has taken the time during his busy practice to author various articles throughout his career.
Dave has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, British Columbia Supreme Court and British Columbia Court of Appeal on various matters. Dave is a firm believer in negotiation, mediation and, when available, arbitration.
Dave holds a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law school (1993), a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University (1993) and a B.A. from Western University (1989)
Education & Professional Memberships
• Law Society of Ontario (1995)
• Law Society of British Columbia (1999)
• J.D. (Osgoode Hall Law School, 1993)
• M.E.S. (York University, 1993)
• B.A. (Western University, 1989)
Practice Areas• Specific Claims• Civil Litigation