Matthew comes to law and Vogel LLP after a career in the fields of international development and humanitarian response. Following more than a decade advising governments, international NGOs, and UN agencies on complex disputes in 18 countries, Matthew is excited to bring his passion for advocacy and dispute resolution closer to home.
Matthew holds degrees from the United World College of the Atlantic (Grant MacEwan UWC Scholar), Macalester College (Kofi Annan International Scholar), McGill University (Joseph-Armand Bombardier Scholar), and University of Calgary (Louise McKinney Scholar).
Matthew received numerous awards from the University of Calgary Law Faculty. Awards include the Louise McKinney Scholarship for outstanding academic merit, the Christopher G. Thomas QC Memorial Prize for the most outstanding academic performance in the field of Wills and Estates, and the Honourable Jim Prentice QC Memorial Prize in Aboriginal law.
Outside the office you will find Matthew skiing, biking, hiking, and generally outdoors trying to keep up with his wife and children.