David S.R. Parker

(902) 460-3447 (902) 463-7500 dparker@boyneclarke.ca
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"If you are injured in an accident at someone else’s fault, the law allows you to be compensated. Your job is to get better. My job is to deal with the insurance company and pursue justice. Together we will make things right."

About David

David is a Partner and practices law exclusively in the area of personal injury, with a particular interest in helping people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls and disability claims.

He has experience in alternative dispute resolution and has successfully argued cases at complex mediations and judicial settlement conferences. David also has experience in trial advocacy and has appeared before the Small Claims Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and various tribunals and boards.

Raised in Truro, Nova Scotia, David grew up watching his father welcome clients to their family home where he practiced law. Dave learned the dedication it takes to being a great lawyer -- a mix of hard work, unwavering integrity and sincere client relationships.

Dave earned his law degree from Dalhousie University and was called to the Nova Scotia bar in 2008. He had the privilege to work full time at the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia as part of BOYNECLARKE LLP’s summer student program. This experience allowed him to see first-hand the impact an injury plays, personally, in someone’s life, and was where his passion for practicing personal injury law began.

Dave is also a proud alumnus of Acadia University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science and was awarded the honour of speaking on behalf of the graduating class as the Cap and Gown student.

David currently sits as BOYNECLARKE LLP’s Chair of the Articling Committee, where he annually leads the firm through the hiring process. He is also an active member of the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Nova Scotia’s Barristers’ Society. In 2013, he completed the Intensive Trial Advocacy course at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School.

Areas of Practice

David's Background

  • 2015: Osgoode Trial Advocacy
  • 2007: LL.B., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 2003: Spanish Language Certificate Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
  • 2001: Bachelor of Science, Acadia University, Wolfviille, Nova Scotia
  • 2016 - Present: Partner, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2008 - 2015: Associate, BOYNECLARKE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2007 - 2008: Articled Clerk, BOYNECLAKRE LLP, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2006: Summer Student, Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Professional Memberships & Activities
  • Member - Nova Scotia Barristers' Society
  • Member - Canadian Bar Association
  • Member - Atlantic Provincial Trial Lawyers Association (APTLA)
  • Chair - BOYNECLARKE LLP Articling Committee
  • Member - American Association of Justice
Community Memberships & Activities
  • Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia - Past Treasurer Halifax Chapter
  • Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia - Committee Member for Annual BIANS Golf Tournament
  • Past Secretary South End Tennis Club (SETC)
  • Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia AGM - Speaker
  • Dalhousie University School of Physiotherapy - Speaker
  • Nova Scotia Community College Paralegal Program - Speaker
  • Conversant in Spanish
  • English

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