Birdsell Grant LLP is excited to announce that Ben McConnell has joined the firm. Ben was born in Edmonton and grew up in Spruce Grove. He did a rotary exchange to Brazil following high school and then proceeded to attend Carleton University in Ottawa. He completed the interdisciplinary humanities degree graduating with a b.hum with a minor in both political science and history. In the year following Ben attended U.Vic in Victoria where he completed his J.D in June of this year. Ben has elected to do composite articles and will be fulfilling the last nine months of his articling year with Gunn Law Group, Wachowich and Co, and the Provincial Crown. Ben is with us until the end of September. Besides law, Ben is interested in current events, reading, and travel. Ben has also been a motivational speaker for several years, having presented to teachers, librarians, and other organizations across Canada and the United States.