Brian holds a B.A. from Dalhousie University, an LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick and an LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School, and was appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2015.
Serving as Member of Parliament from 2006 to 2011 he was the Vice-Chair of the Justice Committee.
An extremely experienced and successful trial counsel, Brian has a particular niche acting for the victims of bullying. He is retained by Bullying Canada and appeared for them in the seminal Supreme Court of Canada case, A.B. v. Bragg Communications Inc.  2 SCR 567. Brian has been heavily involved for many years in securing justice for victims of abuse committed by Catholic priests and by the Residential Schools system.
As a completely bi-lingual Member of the Ontario and New Brunswick Bars, Brian acts as trial counsel to Rogerson Law Group in bullying cases generally and is currently engaged in a number of very serious bullying cases against Toronto private school for girls: Havergal College.
Married with three daughters. He enjoys early Irish folk music, travelling the world with his wife, good red wines, salmon fishing, and golf. He would like to traverse the Panama Canal and see Machu Pichu in Peru. His favourite home passion is French cooking, favourite music is Mozart Opera, and his favourite painter is Picasso. His team is the Toronto Maple Leafs.