Mike is Legal Co-Director at PATH and founder of Valent Legal. He has dedicated his career to representing victims of serious injuries, sexual abuse, medical negligence, and corporate and pharmaceutical wrongs. Over the past decade, he has built a reputation as a tireless victim advocate and a strong promoter of access to justice. Mike is also a part-time professor at Dalhousie’s Schulich School of Law where he teaches in class action law and procedure. Mike serves as a legal representative for the Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Research Ethics Board and volunteers with ReachAbility, a non-profit organization whose mandate is to improve access to justice, equality, and human rights for people living with disabilities. Mike also served as a legal advisor to Nova Scotia’s Restorative Inquiry into the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children and issues of systemic racism within the province.