Briggs completed his B.A.(Hons) in History and his J.D. (with distinction) at the University of Alberta.
Briggs' prior professional experience includes working as a research assistant for a leading constitutional and aboriginal law professor and as a summer student at the Court of Appeal of Alberta and with the Alberta Law Reform Institute. During Law School, Briggs served as the President of the Francophone Law Students Association and participated in the Laskin Memorial Moot. He also received several scholarships throughout law school, including the William Gordon Egbert Prize in Administrative Law, and the Canadian Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Prize in Estate Planning.
In his free time, Briggs enjoys getting outside with his dog as much as possible. He also enjoys hiking, skiing, golfing, and playing soccer and baseball.