Talon graduated from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2013, with a major in Human Resources. In 2015, he graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Juris Doctor and moved to Moose Jaw before being called to the Bar in 2016.
Talon has done extensive volunteer work, including work with Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, and many local charities. During law school, he was an award-winning participant of the 2015 ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition in Paris, France.
Talon is a published author. He has written articles for the Leader Post in Regina and various magazines, including a three part series titled Sociopathy in the Legal Profession for The Saskatchewan Advocate.
To enhance his legal career, Talon is developing an automated practice to minimize client's costs, and he is developing a Virtual Reality Trial Simulator to help both lawyers and the public build the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct a trial.
Talon has experience at all levels of court in Saskatchewan, having run criminal trials in Provincial Court, resolving family disputes in Queen's Bench, and litigating at the Court of Appeal on municipal and administrative law. He operates a general practice that includes everything from Real Estate to Wills & Estates to Criminal Defence.
Awards and Accolades
Talon has been recognized as an excellent businessman by the Moose Jaw Chamber of Commerce as a finalist in the Moose Jaw Business Excellence Awards in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Each year, Lexpert Magazine releases a list of Rising Stars honouring Canada's leading lawyers under 40. Talon Regent was a finalist for 2016/2017 and is titled one of Canada's 'Lawyers to Watch'!
In 2020, Talon was listed as one of Canada's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers of 2020 by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.
Serving the Community
Outside the courtroom, Talon is active in the community. He is an executive of the Moose Jaw Gamers Charity where he contributes his time and expertise to help raise funds for various charitable causes. He also contributes his time and expertise by providing free legal services to low-income individuals as an agent of Legal Aid and a volunteer with Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan. Socially minded and politically active, Talon is an Executive Officer of the federal NDP's Sask Council of Electoral District Associations.