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Ben Allison earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science with a Minor in Psychology. Subsequently, Ben studied law at the University of Calgary.

Ben was a member of the Dean’s list after his first year of law school. He spent two summers with a small frim in Airdrie where he wrote memoranda, settlement offers, and other court applications. During his second summer with this firm, Ben wrote and submitted two facta for the Court of Appeal of Alberta. He competed in the local McGillivray Cup competition where he placed second as an oralist. Ben spent his final semester in law school competing in the MacIntyre Western Canada Trial Cup Moot in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ben also has volunteered with Student Legal Assistance.

Ben writes as a hobby. He finished his first book during law school. He and his wife enjoy swimming and travelling with their twin boys.

Education

  • University of Ottawa
  • BSc in Biomedical Science, Minor in Psychology - 2011
  • University of Calgary
  • J.D. - 2018

Scholarships & Awards

  • Alberta Law Foundation Bursary
  • Dean's List
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Scholarship
  • David and Maureen Corry Bursary in Law
  • Faculty of Law Undergraduate Bursary
  • Alberta Law Foundation Bursary
  • Jason Lang Scholarship

Associations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association