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Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION: Ridley College, St. Catharines, Ontario (1961-1966)
University of Toronto - B.A. (Hons.) History (1966-1970)
Osgoode Hall - York University - L.L.B. (1970-1973)
Call to Bar (1975)
Certified by The Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation (since 1992)
University of Windsor, Faculty of Law Certificate, Alternative Dispute Resolution (2003)


EVANS, PHILP LLP (1973-2013)
Barristers and Solicitors
Status - Former Partner, Former Managing Partner
Areas of Practice - Civil Litigation and Labour Law (Management)


Mr. Culver commenced practice in Civil/Family/Criminal Litigation. Over the first five years his practice evolved with a strong portion of Personal Injury work (Plaintiff and Defendant), in addition to Commercial/Corporate disputes. He has appeared before all levels of Courts within Ontario as well as The Supreme Court of Canada.

From 1977, Mr. Culver has had a dual practice both in Civil Litigation and Management Labour Law. He negotiated countless collective agreements, attended hundreds of Arbitrations, acted as a nominee, appeared before numerous Administrative Tribunals (OHRC, OLRB, OMB, WSIB) and successfully defended corporations when charged under the OHSA. This experience has greatly assisted in acting as both a Mediator and potential Arbitrator.

Conclude Mediation has been providing mediation services for eight years. Mr. Culver has successfully completed training through the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor in Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has, through his Labour Relations’ practice, engaged in countless mediation exercises. In addition, he has provided services as a Mediator throughout Ontario (approximately 500 mediations completed through 2014).


Member of Hamilton Law Association
Member and Past President of Hamilton Lawyers' Club
Member and Past President of Hamilton Medical/Legal Society
Member of Advocates' Society for the Province of Ontario
Former Council Member of Canadian Bar Association (Ontario)
Former Member of Civil Litigation Executive
Former Member of Defence Research Institute
Former Member and Past President of Lynwood Hall Children’s Centre
Former Member of Board of Wesley Urban Ministries
Former Citizen Member of the Regional Municipality of Hamilton- Wentworth's Airport Board and served upon numerous committees
Former Member of Board of Directors of Theatre Aquarius and Executive Committee
Advisor to Law Clerks' Program at Mohawk College
Former Member of Canadian Association of University Solicitors
Former Secretary of Board of Directors of Stone Ridge Association
Past Member of Captain’s Committee, Hamilton Golf and Country Club
Former Member of Canadian Defence Research Institute
Former Member Hamilton General Hospital Foundation
Former member of the American Trial Lawyers Association

INTERESTS: Family, Golf, Downhill Skiing, Theatre and Arts, Antiques, Natural Environment, and assisting litigants in the resolution of their disputes.