Mitchell S.J. Lewis
Mitchell was born and raised in Summerside, Prince Edward Island and moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English (with Honors) from Saint Mary’s University. Prior to law school, Mitchell earned his Occupational Health and Safety Certificate from the University of New Brunswick and worked in the oil field as a safety officer throughout Alberta and British Columbia. In 2016, Mitchell and his family moved to Gold Coast, Australia where he earned a Juris Doctor degree (with Distinction) from Bond University. After graduation, he satisfied the National Committee on Accreditation’s process for foreign trained lawyers, and was subsequently accredited by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada in November 2018. He began working as a Student-at-Law at Burnham Law Group in January 2019 and was called to the Alberta bar in June 2020.
Mitch provides legal services in many areas of the firm’s practice with a focus on Corporate Law, Wills and Estates, Dependent Adult matters, Residential real Estate and Civil Litigation.
During law school, Mitchell volunteered in several pro bono community initiatives to assist people with their legal problems, including the Robina Community Legal Centre and the Miscarriages of Justice Bond Law Clinic. He currently volunteers with Grande Prairie Legal Guidance to help provide similar services to the Grande Prairie community. Mitchell is also a member of several professional associations, including the law society of Ab, the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and BNI Northern Connections.
Outside of law, Mitchell enjoys volunteering in his church and spending time with his family. In his spare time he enjoys reading a good book, listening to podcasts or cooking a delicious meal. Mitchell is passionate about the pursuit of life-long learning and seeking every opportunity to educate himself about the great ideas that make up the world.
- Occupational Health and Safety Certificate from the University of New Brunswick
- Bachelor of Arts in English with Honors from Saint Mary’s University
- Juris Doctor Degree with Distinction from Bond University
- The Law Society of Alberta
- J. Reuben Clark Law Society
- BNI Northern Connections
- Volunteers with Grande Prairie Legal Guidance
- Volunteers with Church