Verhaeghe Law Office, Edmonton
As a lawyer with over 15 years in private practice, I bring not only practical experience in my bid to become a Bencher but also municipal experience.
I have spent seven years on town council during which time I sat on many committees most of which I chaired. With respect to leadership, prior to graduating from law school, I was a Helitack Leader for the Province of Alberta and I fought fire on both sides of the border.
I am also a proud member of the Metis Nation of Alberta with experience in serving a diverse client base. I am sensitive to the issues facing Indigenous people and I have taken a course in Michif which is the traditional language of the Metis people.
My wife is a social worker who has worked in northern and remote areas with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous families. We also have two lovely daughters who are being taught about their culture and their ancestry and are proud of their history.
Vote for leadership, vote for Tim.