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Dana practises primarily in the areas of estate litigation and financial services disputes.

His estate litigation practice involves contested wills, estate administration and planning disputes, capacity issues, and professional negligence matters. He advises estate trustees, personal representatives, advisory professionals and individuals.

As a focus of Dana’s civil litigation practice, he counsels financial institutions and private lenders on all aspects of creditor’s rights litigation, foreclosure and debt enforcement proceedings. 

Since 2012, Benchmark Litigation has recognized Dana as a Litigation Star in the practice area of Estate Litigation. Leading practitioners are selected based on extensive interviews with peers and clients.

Throughout Dana’s career, he has devoted considerable time to programs and courses at Robson Hall, including giving guest lectures in estate litigation for the Wills and Estates course and acting as a judge for the Robson Hall Negotiation Competition, which Fillmore Riley sponsors.


  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Insurance Law; Trusts and Estates



  • University of Manitoba, ​LLB, 1977
  • University of Manitoba, BA, 1974

Bar Admissions

  • Manitoba, 1978

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, Manitoba Branch