Shim Law

Areas of Practice

  • Arbitration
  • Family Law
  • Litigation

Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar
  • Saskatchewan Bar (Inactive)
  • Juris Doctor (University of Saskatchewan)
  • (Diplôma), Français Langue Seconde ou étrangère (Universite du Trois Rivieres a Quebec )
  • Bachelor of Arts with Great Distinction (University of Lethbridge)

Leadership

  • Calgary Korean Association –Director (since 2014)
  • Business Revitalization Zone in Chinatown, Calgary- Vice Chair (since 2015)
  • Calgary Korean Scholarship Foundation – Director (since 2014)
  • Calgary Korean Lions Club – Vice Chair (since 2014)
  • Calgary Hawkwood Constituency Association – Director (since 2014)
  • Asian Heritage Foundation – Member
  • South East Asian Calgary Police Commission – Board Member (since 2016)
  • Calgary Legal Guidance – volunteer lawyer (since 2014)
  • Global Lawyers of Canada -- Member
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers -- Member

Paper & presentations

  • April 2011: Case Comment: Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (Transportation and Highways), [2010] S.C.J. No.4 (S.C.C.)
  • April 2011: "An Introduction of a Guarantees Acknowledgment Act in Saskatchewan"
  • December 2010: “An Importance of Political Education in the context of Moral Progression.”
  • April 2009: “Multiple Forums and Different Remedies in Employment Law.”
  • April 2008: “Constitutionality or Unconstitutionality of Bill C-3: An Examination of the Prospective Role of the Special Advocates.”
  • April 2008: “A Revisit to the Issue of in Loco Parentis: An Examination of Entitlement and Quantum of Child Support.”
  • April 2005: Thesis Presentation “War and Politics” at the University of Lethbridge.

Awards

  • Middleton Award
  • Korean Business Association Scholarship
  • Jason Lang Scholarship
  • University of Lethbridge Scholarship
  • Principal Award
  • Football Coach Award
Contact
Phone (403) 476-2011
Fax (403) 455-8746
Email jshim@shimlaw.ca