David was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998, after completing his law degree at the University of
Windsor School of Law. He practised law in Kitchener/Waterloo for several years in a general practice
setting prior to taking eighteen months off to prepare for and serve a tour of duty in Afghanistan in a
non-legal capacity where he was an officer in the Canadian Forces Primary Reserves.
In 2006, David opened a law practice in Huntsville and Parry Sound. A couple of years later Ryan & Lewis
Professional Corporation was created when his Law Partner, Karen Lewis, joined him in 2008.
Currently David’s practice focus is on real estate and mortgage transactions, and on the preparation
of Wills and Power of Attorney documents. David also assists in the administration of estates.
He is the author of a book published by Thomson Reuters, on the topic of the Ontario Employment
Standards Act, 2000, which sets out minimum employment standards for non-unionized employees in
Ontario. As a part of his practice, David advises employers and employees on the topic of Ontario