Cole Halbert is an Articling Student in Fasken's Toronto office.
Cole completed his Juris Doctor degree at Western University, where he received the Beryl E. Theobald Scholarship and the Global & Intercultural Engagement Honour. Prior to law school, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Markets & Management Studies from Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude and received numerous academic honours. He is also an alumnus of the Business Bridge program at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. At Western Law, Cole was an active member of the student community, where he served as the Chair of the Canada-U.S. Law Institute’s Student Committee and helped lead organizations such as the Business Law Society and International Law Association. He was also a peer mentor, orientation week leader, volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada, and Teaching Assistant for the “Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy” course. In the summer following his first year of law school, he worked as a Research Assistant for Dean Erika Chamberlain in the area of tort law. He previously spent several summers at a mid-sized real estate development company and, among other professional experiences, has worked on a consulting project for a large international beer conglomerate. In his spare time, Cole is an avid traveller. He has visited over forty countries and has lived, studied, or worked in various cities worldwide, including Geneva and Copenhagen. When he is not watching Duke basketball, Cole enjoys playing tennis, skiing, snowboarding, and listening to TED Talks. He speaks French and Spanish.
Cole summered at the Firm in 2021 and was seconded to the Canadian Olympic Committee.