University of Saskatchewan, JD
Matthew joined JSS Barristers in 2021 after articling with the firm. In 2020, he obtained his JD (with Great Distinction) from the College of Law at the University of Saskatchewan.
In law school, Matthew served two years on the editorial board of the Saskatchewan Law Review, one year as vice-president of external affairs of the Law Students’ Association, and volunteered with Campus Legal Services through Pro Bono Students Canada. He was the recipient of the William Elliot Entrance Scholarship, as well as a two-time recipient of the College of Law Upper-Year Juris Doctor Academic Achievement Scholarship.
Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, he attended the University of Regina where he majored in political science, and minored in French and francophone intercultural studies. He studied for two years at the University of Regina and one year at l’Institut d’études politiques (Sciences Po) in Rennes, France. Matthew speaks both French and English.
Before law school, Matthew was a tennis coach with Tennis Saskatchewan. In his free time, Matt enjoys skiing, golf, photography, and watching and playing soccer.
National Magazine, Canadian Bar Association, March 16, 2021
Co-Author (with Ryan Phillips)