Max recently completed his second year at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
Prior to law school, Max studied political science at Queen’s University. Before attending law school, Max took a year off and backpacked across Europe for 4 months. 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 during his time at Queen’s and researching for the David Asper Centre Prisoners’ Rights working group at law school. In his free time, Max loves playing golf, basketball, and softball, watching the Leafs, Raptors, and Blue Jays, and travelling. He also loves trying new restaurants in Toronto, but you can usually catch him going to Kensington market for some pho and churros.
Kaylee recently completed her second year of law school at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Toronto Metropolitan University.
As a law student, she volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and was a member of the competitive mooting team. Prior to law school, Kaylee graduated with an Honours degree in Psychology and a minor in Business from the University of Ottawa. She is fluent in French and has previously worked in the start-up space in addition to several government sectors. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, trying new restaurants with friends, and spending time at her family cottage.
Shannon recently completed her second year of law school at Western University.
She also holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Queen’s University. Shannon has a passion for advocacy and mooting. She recently represented Western Law in the 2022 Gale Cup Moot, where she was named a Dickson Medalist and was awarded the McLachlin Prize as the top female mooter. Community involvement is very important to Shannon. She has volunteered with Western’s Pro Bono Students Canada chapter since 2020, working on housing sustainability projects in the London area and volunteering with legal clinics. Outside of school, Shannon acts as a co-director of the London Tenants’ Association, a local not-for-profit organization. In her free time, Shannon enjoys tending to her small army of houseplants, bike-riding, and theatre.
Madison recently completed her second year at Western Law.
Prior to law school, she earned a Bachelor of Arts with distinction from the University of Toronto, majoring in Political Science and Sociology. After graduating, Madison worked for a year as an au pair, teaching English to two children in France before attending law school. While at Western Law, Madison has enjoyed being involved as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate Health Law course, being the 1L representative for the Environmental Law Association, and participating in various advocacy competitions. During her 1L summer and throughout her second year, Madison worked as a research assistant, conducting legal research and writing regarding provincial and federal impaired driving legislation. Outside of law school, Madison enjoys travelling, reading, and trying new foods and restaurants.
Shane recently completed his second year of law school at Queen’s University Faculty of Law.
Prior to law school, he earned an Honors Bachelor of Science 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 diverse employment experience ranging from the financial sector to public health volunteering. During law school, Shane has participated in student leadership by managing two clubs on campus. This year he worked at the Queen’s Prison Law Clinic where he got to hone his passion for advocacy by providing legal services to inmates within the Kingston area. After his first year of law school, Shane worked as a research assistant to his Constitutional Law and Public Law professor. One of his notable projects as a research assistant was helping to produce a comprehensive paper on Judicial Methodologies and the Supreme Courts reliance on Purposive Interpretation. In his spare time, Shane enjoys swimming, listening to history podcasts and reading mystery novels.
Diana recently obtained her Master of Laws degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
Before coming to Canada, she earned her J.D. and B.A. 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.
No matter how busy her schedule gets, Diana strives to create space for things that help her appreciate life. Teaching herself to play the piano lets her enjoy learning. Capturing enduring portraits of children, families, and pets keeps her connected. Portraying nature through watercolour and creating something extraordinary out of wood help her find joy in simple things.