WeirBowen Best Lawyers 2020

About Michael A.A. Shepherd

I am privileged to have the opportunity to help people during their most difficult times and I take great pride in fighting for justice on their behalf. As a strong believer in every case being unique and deserving of individualized attention and care, I take the time to get to know each client, understand their specific needs and goals, and develop a tailored strategy to achieve the best possible outcome. I believe in the power of effective communication and collaboration, and I work closely with my clients every step of the way to ensure they understand their rights and the legal options available to them.

I keep myself up to date with the latest legal developments and court decisions related to medical malpractice, disability insurance, and personal injury, so that I can provide my clients with the most effective and up-to-date advice and representation possible. With a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and unwavering dedication to client satisfaction, I have earned a reputation for being a fierce and effective advocate for those in need.


2007 – Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) – University of British Columbia, Okanagan
2014 – Juris Doctor – University of Alberta

Bar Admission

2015 – Law Society of Alberta

Professional Associations

Edmonton Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
CBA Health Law section

Community Involvment

Member, CBA Junior Lawyers’ Section (North)
Member, CBA Civil Litigation Section (North)
Founder and Former President, Sports and Entertainment Law Society (University of Alberta)
Volunteer, MS Society of Canada


In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, effective March 23, 2020, the majority of our lawyers and employees will be working remotely. All lawyers and employees have the ability to work remotely with access to electronic mail, telephone systems and electronic files. We remain dedicated and committed to helping our clients and providing a high level of legal services.