Obtained his university education at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, graduating with a Bachelor of Law degree in May, 1983.
Admitted to the Law Society of Saskatchewan in July, 1984.
Admitted to the Law Society of Alberta in 1999.
Partner in the Regina law firm of Duchin, Bayda & Kroczynski from February 1989 to November 1999
Moved to Calgary, Alberta, in 1999, where he started the Bayda Ludwar Law firm.
Preferred area of practice is disability insurance law including long and short term disability claims and Canada Pension Plan Disability Claims.
Licensed to practice in both Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Appeared at various levels of court including the Court of Queen's Bench and Court of Appeal of both Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Has successfully advanced claims for disability benefits for fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and various other illnesses without objective medical evidence.
Has also handled many Canada Pension Plan Review Tribunals, Canada Pension Plan Leave to Appeal, and Canada Pension Plan Pension Appeal Board Hearings.
Has been involved in various types of cases have involved fibromyalgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue, heart conditions, multiple sclerosis, somatoform, chronic regional pain syndrome, among other illnesses and conditions.