Max recently completed his JD at the University of Toronto. Before law school, Max studied political science at Queen’s University.
Max has a diverse employment background with experience in sales, banking, researching, and sailing. He also has demonstrated an interest in public service, working with the Syrian refugee community at Queen’s and researching for the David Asper Centre Prisoners’ Rights working group at law school. Max loves playing and watching sports in his free time, namely golf, basketball, hockey, and baseball. He also loves to travel, going on a 4-month backpacking trip after completing his undergraduate degree and spending 4 months in London, England, while on exchange during law school. He also loves trying new restaurants in Toronto, but you can usually catch him going to Kensington Market for some pho and churros.
Kaylee earned her JD from the Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Toronto Metropolitan University and completed her professional placement clerking at the Ontario Court of Justice.
In law school, Kaylee volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, was engaged in various clubs, and was a member of the competitive mooting team. Prior to law school, Kaylee obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology and held positions in the start-up space and in various government sectors.
Kaylee is fluent in French and enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle, trying new restaurants with friends, and spending time at her family cottage.
*Lawyer participating in the articling program
Shannon is a recent graduate of Western University’s faculty of law. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Queen’s University.
At Western Law, Shannon was the proud recipient of the W.R. Poole Award and a Dean’s List student. As an oralist in the 2021 Gale Cup, Shannon was named a Dickson Medalist and was granted the Beverly McLachlin Prize. This passion for advocacy and personal excellence extended to her role as Co-Chair of the Advocacy Committee, organizing Western Law’s most prestigious internal moots.
Shannon values community service. While living in London, she volunteered with Pro Bono Students of Canada, the Elgin Oxford Legal Clinic, the London Tenant’s Association, and the London Poverty Research Centre.
Outside of school and work, you can find Shannon taking solace and inspiration in the arts. She is a want-to-be theatre snob and loves to attend the ballet. On the weekends, you can find her tending to her small army of houseplants, hiking, biking, or training for the marathon she accidentally signed up for.
Madison was a summer student at the firm in 2022. She recently graduated from Western Law and has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, where she graduated with distinction.
Prior to law school, Madison worked in France for 1 year as an au pair, teaching English to 2 children. While at Western Law, Madison worked as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate Health Law course. She also worked as a research assistant for Robert Solomon, focusing on federal and provincial impaired driving legislation.
In her spare time, Madison enjoys travelling, reading mystery novels, and trying new restaurants and cafes.
Shane summered at the firm in 2022. He recently graduated from Queens University’s Faculty of Law, where he received the Goodmans LLP Scholarship in Legal Skills and the Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Prize in Public Law.
During law school, Shane was heavily involved with the Prison Law Clinic, where he provided pro bono legal services to inmates in the Kingston area and honed his advocacy skills. Shane also worked as a research assistant to his Constitutional and Public Law professor. One of his notable projects as a research assistant was contributing to a paper entitled What is Purpose Interpretation?, which explored judicial methodologies and the Supreme Court’s reliance on purposive interpretation.
Prior to law school, Shane earned an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Psychology with distinction from the University of Toronto. He has participated in several moots, including the Canada Cup and Osgoode Cup, and has won multiple Model United Nations simulations. Shane also has a diverse employment history ranging from roles in the financial sector to public health volunteering. In his spare time, Shane enjoys swimming, listening to history podcasts, and reading mystery novels.
Diana recently obtained her Global Professional Master of Laws degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
Before coming to Canada, she earned her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degrees from the University of the Philippines, Diliman campus, graduating Cum Laude from both programs. She also received the Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence in law school and ranked number 5 among its top graduates. Diana was admitted to the practice of law in the Philippines in 2012. She has worked as a litigation lawyer at a law firm in the country’s financial center, Makati City, representing clients in civil, criminal, and administrative cases before trial and appellate courts and administrative agencies. She has also served as a government attorney for the Department of Finance tasked to investigate and pursue corruption cases against its officers and employees charged with illegally accumulating wealth disproportionate to their financial capacity.
In her free time, Diana plays tennis, learns to play the piano, bakes vegan breads and treats, paints watercolours, and creates portraits.