Upon completing the NAIT business administration program and bachelors of commerce, arts and laws at the University of Alberta, Miles was called to the bar in 1991. After articles and joining Sirrs Watson Deckert Allen as an associate, Miles became a partner in 1994 and appointed as Queen’s Counsel in 2014. He continues the tradition of our firm’s namesake with a general practice which includes: corporate and commercial transactions, estate planning and estate administration, residential and commercial real estate, criminal defence, divorce and matrimonial property law.
Along with passions including music, food, wine, travel, photography, vintage typewriters, boating, fly fishing, a triumph spitfire 1500, three grandchildren (in no particular order), Miles enjoys running and cycling. He has competed multiple times as a team member in the Sinister 7 and Canadian Death Race ultra relays and cycled the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer along with several CASA cycling tours raising funds for child and adolescent mental health including: the 2015 Cycledelic 1000, 2016 Best of the West, the 2017, 2018, 2019 Minds Over Mountains and the 2022 VanIsle rides.
Over the past several years, Miles has volunteered on boards including: UofA Faculty of Law Dean’s Advisory Board, Wetaskiwin Regional Chamber of Commerce Board along with the Business Revitalization Zone, Main Street Development, Wetaskiwin Child Care Society, Wetaskiwin and District Community Association and also served as a charter member of the Rotary Club of Wetaskiwin as Director of International Service.