David C. Dundee is a senior subject editor for JP Boyd on Family Law, and is jointly responsible for the pages on Spousal Support. David is a lawyer with Paul & Company in Kamloops. David received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Honours English in 1978 and a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1981, both from the University of British Columbia. He was called to the bar in 1982. He has practised family law for most of his career, and has focused primarily on family law since he came to Kamloops. He is also a roster child interviewer for the BC Hear the Child Society.
David has been extensively involved with the Canadian Bar Association for many years, in many capacities. He has been chair or co-chair of the Kamloops Family Law Section since 2001. He served eight years on the National Family Section, including one year as chair. As acting chair of the BC Family Law Working Group, he was involved with submissions to government on the Family Law Act, and on the joint CBA/Law Society Best Practice Guidelines for family law. In 2012, David was awarded the President’s Medal, in part for this work.
David serves on the Justice Ministry's family practice advisory group. He also sits on the Trial Lawyers' Association of BC Family Law Committee.
David has been active with the BC Continuing Legal Education Society for many years, having presented and written on several subjects, including as contributing editor to the Family Practice Manual and to their transition guide to the Family Law Act.