Joseph Heap

Joseph Heap joined JSS Barristers as an articling student in 2020. Joseph was born in British Columbia and grew up on Vancouver Island. Joseph obtained his Juris Doctor degree at the University of Calgary.

While at the University of Calgary, Joseph attained Dean’s List standing and was awarded the Margaret and Robert Montgomery Law Scholarship.

He also volunteered as a member of the trial division with Student Legal Assistance, a non-profit charity that provides free legal assistance to students and people who are unable to afford the services of a lawyer. In his spare time, Joseph likes to play guitar, read and keep fit.


Joseph holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in electrical engineering from the University of Victoria. He spent the following five years working as an electrical and instrumentation field engineer in the oil sands in Fort McMurray, Alberta, before starting law school. Joseph is also a registered Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta.