Conan recently joined Genoil as a board member. He is a lawyer and admitted member of the Alberta Law Society, now practicing at his own firm, Taylor Janis LLP, with office both in Edmonton and Calgary. Conan’s practise focus is corporate-commercial litigation, although his firm specializes generally in workplace law. He has been a member of the Law Society since 1997. Conan completed his articles and practised at the law firm of Bennett Jones in Calgary for 4 years. He then moved back to Edmonton, initially transferring to the Edmonton offices of Bennett Jones, before moving to the law firm formerly known as Lucas Bowker & White (becoming Davis & Company and now DLA Piper), where Conan practised for one year before going out on his own in 2001.
Conan has a BA (Honours) in Philosophy with First Class Honours from the University of Alberta in Edmonton Alberta (graduating in 1993), and an LLB/JD from Queens University in Kingston Ontario (graduating in 1996).
From 1981-1989 he served as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, obtaining my Pilot’s wings in 1983 and enjoying a successful military flying career on Chinook Helicopters, including being selected to serve from 1987-1989 with the Royal Airforce as an exchange office, stationed at RAF Odiham, being the main RAF support helicopter base in the United Kingdom. Conan has over 4,000 hours of military flying experience, and retired at the rank of Captain after completing my Short Service Commitment.