Cole Midtdal Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English

Primary office:  Calgary

Cole Midtdal

Cole Midtdal is a summer law student in Gowling WLG's Calgary office. He is currently pursuing his JD at the University of Calgary and is expected to graduate in 2022.

During his first year of law school, Cole participated in the Pro Bono Students Canada program and gained experience in assisting self-represented litigants through the Queen’s Bench Amicus Project. He is involved with the Black Law Students Association, University of Calgary Chapter, where he supports the team with research and case synthesis.

Cole studied social sciences at the University of Lethbridge and obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Great Distinction. For nearly two decades, he was a competitive swimmer and competed at numerous inter-provincial and national-level events. As a member of the University of Lethbridge varsity team, Cole achieved the Academic All-Canadian Award five times, an honor given to full-time student-athletes that attain exceptional grades.

Prior to law school, Cole worked as a legal assistant for a small law office where he acquired insight into the administrative aspects of legal work and file management. Through this position, he gained an understanding of how lawyers can better serve their clients and community.

At this point in his career, Cole is open to and interested in broadening his knowledge in a number of areas to inform his practice.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Education
      University of Lethbridge, BA
    • Education
      University of Calgary, JD (expected 2022)