Benjamin Szalay-Anderson

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Benjamin Szalay-Anderson

Benjamin Szalay-Anderson

Benjamin Szalay-Anderson leverages his profound understanding of human behavior—backed by his degree in psychology and sociology—to advocate effectively and passionately for his clients. His background in editing enhances his ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, ensuring his client interests are well understood and strongly represented.

Legal Acumen Grounded in Compassion

Benjamin is dedicated to facilitating collaborative negotiations and generating innovative solutions to complex problems, rooted in his compassionate approach. His commitment to clear communication is evident through his experience at Student Legal Assistance, where he helped to guide clients through the litigation process, offering practical tools and straightforward explanations for complex legal matters.

A confident advocate both in and outside of the courtroom, Benjamin has represented clients in a variety of settings, including applications at the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of King’s Bench. These experiences have sharpened his advocacy skills, making him a formidable presence in any legal setting.

Dedicated to Community Service and Legal Education

Growing up in Calgary and working for a small family business instilled a strong sense of community. At the core of his character lies a deep-seated passion for giving back. His volunteer efforts span from supporting the Calgary Inter-faith Food Bank to his active involvement with Student Legal Assistance.

Reflecting his belief in the power of knowledge to foster access to justice, Benjamin is dedicated to legal education and empowerment. This commitment is evident through his contributions to initiatives like Pro Bono Students Canada's Consent Project, the Pregnancy Care Centre’s Take Charge initiative, and the Alberta Law Review. He is consistently seeking opportunities to extend this valuable knowledge, aiming to help Calgarians access the legal services they need.

Outside of the office, Benjamin embraces an active lifestyle, enjoying activities like running, cycling, and cross-country skiing with his partner. He finds solace through his adventures in the mountains whenever he can steal away for a free weekend.


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