Irene Shih completed law school in April 2022 and began her articles at criminal law firm Smith Law Group in May 2022. Irene works closely with senior criminal lawyer Brad Smith, QC and Danielle Ching McNamee helping people charged with criminal offences or being investigated by the police.
Irene has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Information Security) from the University of Calgary. She volunteered as a High Risk Youth Mentor and as a Court House Volunteer for the Elizabeth Fry Society of Calgary. She speaks English, French and Cantonese and has a Black Belt in Kendo.