Dean, Professor of Law
Office
Northwest Building
Phone
+1 (604) 513-2137
Fax:
+1 (604) 513-2042

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Kevin Sawatsky has a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration from UBC, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria. Since 1993, he has served on the School of Business faculty at Trinity Western University as Assistant, Associate, School of Business Dean and Professor of Law. He was appointed University Legal Counsel in 2008 and Vice Provost (Business) in 2011. In 2014, he returned to the School of Business to serve as Dean. Kevin continues to practice law since being called to the bar of British Columbia in 1993. Focused in the areas of employment, human rights, charities and construction law, he was part of the legal team providing counsel for TWU at the Supreme Court of Canada in its successful case defending the fundamental principles of religious freedom.

Research & Scholarship

Charitable Organizations and Human Rights

Education

  • JD (Victoria)
  • MBA (British Columbia)
  • B.Comm. (British Columbia)

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Christian Business Faculty Association

Expertise

Business Law

Courses Taught

  • BUSI 245 - Foundation of Business Law in Canada
  • BUSI 346 - Law for the Business Manager
  • BUSI 446 - Commercial Legal Relations
  • POLS 330 - Law in Contemporary Canadian Society
  • MBA 663 - International Business Law
  • MBA 675 - The Legal Environment of Business (MBA)
  • MBA 653 - Legal Issues for Charitable Organizations (MBA)
  • BUSI 331 - Principles of Marketing