Michael Shahinian
  • Title: Articling Student
  • Office: Calgary
  • Status: At the Firm
  • Law School: University of Calgary


Michael is currently studying law at the University of Calgary. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a financial analyst at a Toronto-based private equity firm. Michael earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Western University.

Michael was a group leader at Student Legal Assistance where he led a team of 12 caseworkers. He has appeared in the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench. Michael achieved a first place finish at the Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 2013-2014 trial competition and received the Alberta Crown Attorney’s Association Prize (2014).

In his spare time, Michael enjoys soccer, rock climbing, and playing chess.