Shannon then went to the University of Alberta and enrolled in the Bachelor of Education Program at La Faculté Saint Jean. Shannon completed her Bachelor of Education in French with Distinction in 1993. She completed her Bachelor of Law degree in 2001. While in Law School, Shannon received two awards for advocacy: the Al Schumiatcher Prize in second year and the Gordon Wright QC Memorial Award in third year. Shannon received specialized training on the Intoxilyzer 5000C in Calgary in 2004. Shannon runs trials and can conduct appeals in either official language.
Vernon received his B.A., with distinction, in Anthropology from the University of Lethbridge. He went to the London School of Economics in England for his Masters degree (again with distinction) in Social Anthropology. From 1998 to 2005, Vernon taught as a lecturer at the University of Regina, in Saskatchewan. Vernon was the Corona Coordinator for Student Legal Services for the 2007-2008 year. He was selected in 2007 as the recipient of the Alberta Environmental Appeal Board’s prize in environmental law. Vernon continues to excel and represents his clients in an exemplary fashion.
Steve began his articles with Gunn Law Group in the summer of 2011. Our firm and our clients have come to appreciate Steve’s diligence and enthusiasm for the law, as well as his quirky sense of humour. We are confident that Steve has the potential to become a formidable advocate in the area of criminal law.
Stefan Catona, having worked for the firm for the two previous summers, joined Gunn Law Group in 2015. He is expected to complete articling in the fall of 2016. Stefan came to us with a bachelor of science degree that he followed up with a master’s degree in biology. Both degrees were acquired at the University of Toronto. He will be putting that scientific background to good use in his work in criminal law.
Gunn Law Group will not be accepting articling students for the 2016-2017 academic year.