Benjamin Effa
Articling Student | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-4158

Benjamin returns to Blakes as an Articled Student after summering with the firm in 2018. He recently received his J.D. from the University of Alberta. During law school, Benjamin acted as the vice-president of the Law Students’ Association, won best team along with fellow mooters in the 2018 Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot, volunteered with the civil/family branch of Student Legal Services and danced in the U of A’s annual Law Show.

Prior to law school, Benjamin studied urban systems geography at McGill University and spent six seasons as an initial-attack forest firefighter with the B.C. Wildfire Service. He led his own crew for three of those seasons and deployed to various parts of B.C., Alberta, Ontario and the Yukon.

Beyond working hours, Benjamin enjoys cooking, getting outside, and spending time with his pet bunnies and dog.