Shale commenced his articles with Carbert Waite LLP in May 2019 after graduating from the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Law and receiving his MBA from the Haskayne School of Business.
Prior to articles, Shale was a summer student with the firm. While earning his law degree, Shale also completed summer roles with a major Canadian airline and a Calgary based land developer.
During his time at the University of Calgary, Shale was active in volunteering for Pro Bono Students of Canada, played for the Faculty of Law’s hockey team, and volunteered as a mentor for the Junior Golf Program at the Earl Grey Golf Club.
Prior to law school, Shale earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Victoria and completed an Extension Certificate in Petroleum Land Business at Mount Royal University. Upon completing undergraduate education, Shale worked in energy trading for three years for a major international oil company.
Shale is actively involved in all areas of the firm’s practice, particularly Commercial and Civil Litigation, Employment Law, Estate Litigation, and Health Law. Outside of the office, Shale enjoys spending his time golfing, skiing, fishing, and attending concerts and rodeo events.