Caeleigh Shier

ASSOCIATE, B. Comm (2007, With Distinction), LLB (2011, With Distinction)

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 2012

Education

  • University of Alberta, 
    Bachelor of Commerce, 2007
  • Bachelor of Laws, 2011

Memberships

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Farm Advisors

Caeleigh is originally from Turtle Lake, Saskatchewan, where she was raised on an elk and grain farm. She completed her post-secondary education at the University of Alberta, where she earned her Bachelor of Commerce in 2007, and her Bachelor of Laws in 2011. Caeleigh also spent one semester abroad, at Queen’s University in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

During law school, Caeleigh served on the editorial board of the Alberta Law Review. She also competed in the Alberta Court of Appeal Moot Court Competition, and the Clinton J. Ford Moot Court Competition. Caeleigh also co-authored a paper on the topic of controlling information that originates from Aboriginal communities, which was published in the Journal of Inuit Studies.

Caeleigh joined the firm in 2009 as a summer student. Caeleigh completed a clerkship at the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta before rejoining Birdsell Grant LLP in 2012. Caeleigh completed her articles with the firm, and is currently practicing as an Associate.

Caeleigh’s practice focuses primarily on corporate and commercial law, residential and commercial real estate, wills, estates, and agricultural law. Caeleigh has appeared on behalf of clients in the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta. Caeleigh enjoys providing advice to a wide range of clients, including individuals, families, small to medium sized businesses, farmers and ranchers, corporations, builders, developers and other organizations. Caeleigh is a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA), which is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to assisting farm businesses by increasing the skills and knowledge of farm advisors.

Caeleigh enjoys being involved in the community. She served on the Board of Directors for the Parkland Turning Points Society from 2012 to 2016. Caeleigh currently volunteers at the Ronald McDonald House Northern Alberta, and is now in the process of becoming a member of the Stony Plain Rotary Club. In her spare time, Caeleigh enjoys sports, spending time at the lake, fishing, traveling, horseback riding, gardening and learning to bow hunt.

“Our firm is committed to delivering outstanding value to our clients, making positive contributions to the community, and practicing law with integrity. We are a small group of excellent lawyers, and I am proud to be a part of this firm.”