University of Calgary, JD
Waterford Institute of Technology, Master of Business Studies
Memorial University, B.Comm. (Hons)
Canadian Bar Association
Law Society of Alberta
Awards & Recognition
Pro Bono Law Alberta
Volunteer - Civil Claims Duty Counsel
(2017 - present)
Volunteer - Queen's Bench Amicus
(2017 - present)
Student Legal Assistance
(2015 - 2016)
(2011 - 2014)
Bowman National Tax Moot
Dentons Negotiation Competition (Calgary)
Frank K. Burnet Q.C. Scholarship
Daniel Mills is a 2019 call to the Alberta Bar with experience in the areas of insolvency & restructuring, employment, construction and general commercial litigation.
Over the course of his practice, Dan has successfully represented clients before the Provincial Court of Alberta, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and Tax Court of Canada. Prior to joining JSS Barristers in 2020, Dan practiced in the litigation group of a leading international law firm.
During law school, Dan honed his advocacy skills through volunteer work with Student Legal Assistance and the Queen's Bench Amicus and Civil Claims Duty Counsel programs. Additionally, Dan participated in the University of Calgary’s competitive mooting program and was a finalist in the Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot.
Prior to law school, Dan earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), with a focus in accounting, and a Master of Business Studies, with a focus in finance and economics.
Dan remains an active volunteer with Pro Bono Law Alberta and is proficient in French.
Outside of law, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife and two children and is actively involved in Calgary’s Irish and Newfoundland music scenes.
"The Maple Leaf Foods Decision (or "The Judgement to Sink the Sub)"
The Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2021, The Honourable Mr. Justice Todd L. Archibald, ed. - 2021
Co-Author (with Carsten Jensen QC, FCIArb; Laura Warner & Kaila Eadie)