Cameron recently graduated from Queen’s University Faculty of Law.
Prior to law school, he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (finance concentration) with distinction from Brock University. He also participated in an international exchange at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden. Cameron has diverse employment experience, holding previous roles in the financial services and public service sector.
During law school, Cameron participated in student leadership and advocated for his peers while on the Law Students’ Society. He also joined the Queen’s Business Law Clinic to assist not-for-profit and start-up businesses. Cameron displayed an interest in advancing his negotiation skills and received the Queen’s Law Prize in Advanced Dispute Resolution, ranking highest in the class. In his spare time, Cameron enjoys playing hockey, travelling, and spending time outdoors exploring new hobbies like wakesurfing.
Keira recently graduated from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law.
Prior to law school she received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in French Language & Translation from Western University. During her undergraduate degree, Keira volunteered at a Human Rights Legal Aid Clinic in Cape Town, South Africa. Her passion for seeking new learning opportunities and cultural experiences was continued in her post-grad gap year, when she worked as an English Language Teaching Assistant at a middle school in Lille, France.
In her time at Windsor Law, Keira thoroughly enjoyed interacting with clients through roles at Community Legal Aid, as well as an externship placement at the Windsor-Essex Bilingual Legal Clinic, where she provided services in both French and English. She also enjoyed becoming involved in the Windsor Law student community by volunteering for Pro Bono Students Canada and holding a position as Director of Events of the Municipal Law Club. In her final year, Keira expanded her involvement by joining Windsor Law’s Canadian National Negotiation Competition Team. In her spare time, Keira lives an active lifestyle. She especially enjoys spending time outdoors, sharing quality time with friends & family, and playing the piano & guitar.
Gideon holds a JD from the University of Windsor.
Prior to attending law school, he graduated from York University with a Specialized Honours Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights and Equity Studies. His thesis examined the ethical dilemma behind the lack of compensation of NCAA athletes for their likeness. After graduating from York University, Gideon taught information technology at an elementary school in rural Ghana.
While in law school, Gideon was a passionately involved student on campus. In his second and third year, he was a teaching assistant for the first-year Constitutional Law class, a volunteer group leader for Community Legal Aid Windsor, where he supervised students as they provided legal services to low-income and vulnerable people, and a full-time caseworker for Legal Assistance of Windsor, where he represented individuals denied social assistance before the Social Benefits Tribunal. Gideon’s passion for advocacy also sparked his interest to participate in six moot competitions that resulted in several accolades. His efforts both on and off-campus were recognized when he was named the 2020 recipient of the Access to Justice Award.
After his first year of law school, Gideon worked as a summer law student at Community Legal Aid Windsor and as a research assistant to his Constitutional Law and Contract Law professors. One of his most notable projects as a research assistant was helping to produce a podcast called Just Planet: Laws, Life and Global Crisis.
Outside of law, Gideon enjoys DIY projects, swimming, long-distance cycling, weightlifting and reading non-fiction books.
Valentina recently obtained her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School, where she received a Deans Gold Key Award to recognize her contributions to the Osgoode community. Prior to law school, she graduated from the Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University with a Bachelor of Commerce, graduating with distinction within the Law & Business stream.
During law school, Valentina was involved with various student run clubs such as the Advocacy Society and the Organization of Latin American Students. She was also involved with Osgoode student government in her third year when she was elected as 3L representative. Stemming from her passion for advocacy, Valentina participated in various negotiation competitions while at Osgoode, and represented the school at the 2020 Canadian National Negotiation Competition and the 2021 National Family Law Negotiation Competition, where her and her teammate for each competition won first place. She also gained practical advocacy skills while a Division Leader at the Community Legal Aid Services Program and a Community Mediator at the Osgoode Mediation Clinic, both which served the wider York University community.
Valentina enjoys living a balanced lifestyle and enjoys trying new restaurants with friends and also maintaining a regular exercise routine through weight training, yoga and spin. Valentina’s first language is Spanish and she enjoys listening to music, reading and watching shows in the language to maintain her fluency.
Luciana is a lawyer with 7 years of experience in Brazil and is currently completing her Canadian qualification.
She worked in private practice as a litigation lawyer representing Brazilian financial institutions in claims relating to identity fraud, interest overcharge and credit/debit card charges before all levels of jurisdictions across the country. She has also helped her clients pursue debt collection litigation and enforcement of loan agreements.
Luciana also worked as a legal counsel for a mining company in Brazil. While acting in this capacity, Luciana managed a complex litigation net arising from an iconic dam collapse case in the mining world and helped develop a nationwide mediation program to indemnify the victims of the accident.
She has obtained her common law education through the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and has completed her summer placement at Foglers in 2021.
During her free time, Luciana enjoys travelling, running, paddle boarding and playing with her two sons.
Josh recently graduated with distinction from the dual J.D/HBA program at the Faculty of Law and Ivey Business School at Western University. He received several accolades including a Dean of Law Entrance Scholarship and the HBA2 JJ Wettlaufer Award
During his time at Western Law, Josh actively participated as a member of the student community. He served as a Case Manager at the Sport Solution Clinic, helping to advance the interests of amateur Canadian athletes, and Co-chaired the school’s Entertainment and Sports Law Association. He also volunteered with Western’s Pro Bono Students Canada chapter on the organization’s Wills PLE project and as an orientation week leader. Before attending Law School, Josh interned for several summers in the sports industry with Golf Canada and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
In his free time, Josh enjoys travelling, playing competitive tennis, and spending quality time with his family and their two yellow labs.