Bruce King’s roots are strong and deep in Edmonton-Leduc-Devon. He was born and raised in Edmonton. He graduated from Strathcona (Scona) Composite High School in 1982. He then attended and graduated from the University of Alberta with degrees in political science and law in 1989.
Mr. King has worked as a litigation lawyer for 14 years and currently serves individual and business clients throughout the Edmonton-Leduc-Devon area. In the past, he has been a partner in a local and national law firm and served on the Alberta Branch Council for the Canadian Bar Association.
He also is an officer with the Canadian Forces and is posted to the Edmonton Garrison. Major King is a reservist and serves with the Judge Advocate General (JAG). While serving in Alaska, he received a Commendation from the United States Navy.
Throughout the summer months of his university training, Mr. King worked as a labourer in Devon and Leduc. He also is a past director of Student Legal Services of Edmonton, which provides legal assistance to people who are not financially well off.
Mr. King has been involved in a wide range of community organizations and is deeply committed to a healthy and vibrant community with equal access to healthcare and quality education.
He and his wife, Kathleen, have been married for almost 15 years and have two daughters aged 11 and 12. He and his family are members of the St. Thomas More parish.