Clay John – Articling Student
Clay completed his law degree at the University of Victoria in the spring of 2020. During his time in law school he:
- volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada;
- completed a work placement with the BC Attorney General where he worked with the Family Law Policy Legislation and Transformation team on modernizing family law in BC; and
- spent a clinical term working in The Law Centre, a legal clinic staffed by law students and lawyers which provides a wide range of free legal services to clients who cannot afford a lawyer.
Clay is the recipient of the YLaw’s best lawyering award which is given to a University of Victoria law student “who has demonstrated outstanding skills attending to clients’ needs, representing clients at the Supreme Court and Provincial Court levels and who knows the value of proper legal representation.”
Prior to attending law school, Clay completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta with a double major in Philosophy and Economics where he graduated with great distinction.
Clay joined Brown Henderson Melbye as an articled student in May 2020, he successfully completed the Professional Legal Training Course in August of 2020 and anticipates being called to the bar in spring 2021.
Outside of work hours, Clay is an avid rock climber, backpacker, and computer programmer.