Brooks Arcand-Paul
MLT Aikins LLP
Edmonton, Alberta


Brooks grew up on the Alexander First Nation in Treaty Six territory. Brooks recognizes that Treaties are a foundational relationship in the federation and is dedicated to using his legal and traditional knowledge to advocate for First Nations’ Treaty rights. As both a lawyer and a technician, Brooks has been committed to furthering First Nation priorities in Treaties Six, Seven and Eight territories within Alberta, and Treaty territories in Ontario. He is currently acting as In-House Legal Counsel and Director of Legal Affairs for his Nation and is the vice president of the Indigenous Bar Association. Brooks is a proud recipient of an Alberta Aboriginal Role Model Award, which has further impassioned him to create transformative change and challenge the status quo.