Craig Kinsman is the Director, Professional Development & Student Programs (Alberta). In addition to overseeing the recruitment and development of law students, Craig is responsible for all aspects of the associate programs and professional development generally in the Calgary and Edmonton offices.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Craig was a Mentor in Residence at the University of Calgary's Faculty of Law. He has also been Executive Director of the Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society and Executive Director of the Canadian Bar Association (Alberta).
While actively practising, Craig was Staff Lawyer (Practice Review) at the Law Society of Alberta, in-house counsel in Yemen for a large, Calgary-based oil and gas company, and an associate at another large Calgary-based law firm.