Shad Turner
Shad Turner
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Shad Turner is a litigation lawyer helping individuals and businesses in the Northwest Territories and Alberta. Shad’s practice includes resolving disputes arising out of wills and estate administration, employee terminations, human rights complaints, services to small business, and appearances before administrative boards and tribunals.

Shad graduated with distinction from law school. While in school, Shad was the Co-Editor in Chief of the Alberta Law Review, volunteered with Student Legal Services, and was a research assistant with the Centre for Constitutional Studies. Prior to law school, Shad worked in Yellowknife in the public service as a senior advisor to deputy ministers, as a human resources manager, a labour relations advisor, and an information and privacy advisor.  

Outside the Office

Shad has been involved in the performing arts communities in Yellowknife and Edmonton since 2003. He has entertained and enriched audiences as a choir director, a musical theatre performer, a chamber choir singer, and a featured soloist in community recitals.

Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Administrative Law Section (North)
2016 - 2018
Canadian Bar Association Alberta, Administrative Law Section (North)
Executive Member
2015 - 2016
University Appeal Board, University of Alberta
2014 - 2015
Alberta Law Review
Editorial Board Member
2013 - 2014
OUTlaw Alberta
Co-President and Secretary
2013 - 2015
Yellowknife Choral Society
Artistic Co-Director
2004 - 2011
Northwest Territories Library Association
2004 - 2006
University of Alberta, 2015, Juris Doctor, With Distinction
University of British Columbia, 2003, Masters of Library and Information Studies
University of British Columbia, 1998, Bachelor of Science
Northwest Territories,2017