- B.Ed (hons) – Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska
- LL.B – University of British Columbia
- Law Society of British Columbia 1996
- Law Society of the Yukon 2015
- Canadian Bar Association (BC)
Brent’s legal practice includes providing advice on Indigenous self-determination and governance, such as treaty negotiation and implementation, lawmaking, including membership, election, referendum and land codes, and enforcement of Indigenous laws. Brent also provides legal advice on corporate and commercial matters, with an emphasis on Indigenous economic and business development. Brent has assisted more than a dozen First Nations, both Bands and Treaty First Nations, in structuring their businesses using corporate and governance structures in a way that ensures limited liability protection, minimizes taxes and manages the relationship between politics and business.
Brent taught high school history for nine years before going to law school. He is very active in skiing, hiking, camping and enjoys travel and technology.