Austin Ward joined Field Law as a Summer Student in 2016, returned in 2018 as an Articling Student and was called to the Alberta Bar in August 2019.
Prior to joining Field Law, Austin received a Bachelor of Science with Distinction from the University of British Columbia. In 2018, Austin completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Calgary. During law school, Austin volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and the University of Calgary’s Student Legal Assistance. Through these programs, he gained hands-on experience interviewing clients, drafting legal documents and appearing in Provincial Court. In 2017, Austin competed in the Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot, where his team placed second and he received a Distinguished Oralist award. In his final year of law school, Austin went on exchange to the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, where he studied Nordic Law and dined at some of his bucket list restaurants.
Outside the Office
Austin enjoys running, cooking, spending time in the mountains, and jamming with his band from law school.