David Tice is an adjunct lecturer teaching Advanced Criminal Law.

David attended Queen’s Law and graduated with an LL.B. in 2004. He began his legal career at Greenspan Partners working with Edward Greenspan, Q.C. as trial and appellate Counsel. While at Greenspan Partners David’s law practice focused on the defence of complex white-collar criminal litigation, extradition and Mutual Legal Assistance matters, and quasi-criminal litigation. He appeared at every level of Court, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

In 2009, David joined the Toronto West Crown Attorney's Office as an Assistant Crown Attorney running all manner of criminal trials, including homicides, internet crimes and offences committed against vulnerable persons. He has developed special expertise in search and seizure law, in particular being at the vanguard of litigating warrant review applications relying on redacted privileged information. He is a designated wire-tap agent and routinely provides advice regarding search and seizure issues. He is currently on secondment at the Crown Law Office – Criminal arguing appeals at the Ontario Court of Appeal.

David has been a regular contributor to Crown Attorney education in Ontario, and is a co-director of the Search and Seizure Course at Crown Summer School. He taught previously at George Brown College.  

Legal Publications

  • “Into the Black: Litigating Search Warrants and Wiretaps under the Sixth Step of Garofoli” (2014) 61 Crim. L.Q. 102.
  • “Into the Black II: Ontario Court of Appeal Confirms the Application of the Sixth-Step of Garofoli” (2018) 66 Crim L.Q. 76.