Mr. Seckel is active in his community, currently serving as the Chair of the Board of Directors of Covenant House Vancouver. He is also the Vice Chair of Legal Aid BC.
Mr. Seckel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with joint honours in economics and commerce from Simon Fraser University; a law degree from the University of Victoria; and a Master of Law degree from Gonville & Caius College at Cambridge University, where he attended as a Commonwealth Scholar. Mr. Seckel is the co-author of two legal texts. He was designated a Queen’s Counsel in 2003 and is an ICD.D in 2013.