Kate recently completed her second year of law school at the Lincoln Alexander School of Law.

She also holds a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts from the University of Toronto, as well as a Bachelor of Education from York University. Kate comes from a background in education and real estate. Kate is passionate about oral advocacy and placed second at the Canadian National Negotiation Competition in 1L. She also represented her school at the 2023 Kawaskimhon moot, a non-competitive circle negotiation, in Victoria, British Columbia. Kate founded and has presided over the constitutional law society at LASL. She is also an active member of the Indigenous Legal Education Committee. Outside of school Kate is the mom of two fabulous teenage boys, AJ and Christian, loves skiing, baking and spending time with her family by the water.

James recently completed his second year of law school at Western University.

Prior to law school, James studied at McMaster University where he earned an Honours Bachelor of Commerce with a minor in Political Science. Throughout law school, James has been deeply involved in the Western Law community, participating in the Contract Drafting competition as well as in various moots such as the First Year Advocacy Competition and Negotiation Competition. He is also an active member of the Business Law Association and the Italian Law Society. James has a well-rounded employment background. He worked in-house at one of Canada’s largest food retailers during his 1L summer and has extensive work experience in retail and customer service. Outside of law school and work, James enjoys staying active, travelling with friends, and indulging his passion for music on the guitar and piano. He is also fascinated by astronomy and space exploration and enjoys learning about the latest advancements in these fields.

Emily recently completed her second year at Western Law.

Prior to law school, she earned her Bachelor of Commerce (major in Marketing Management) with Distinction from the University of Guelph. Throughout her undergraduate degree, she successfully completed co-op work experiences which exposed her to a variety of roles and industries such as sport, tourism, and tech.

At Western Law, Emily volunteers as a Caseworker with the Western Intellectual Property and Innovation Legal Clinic, helping to address the IP needs of entrepreneurs in the London community. Last summer, Emily worked as a Research Assistant in the area of intellectual property rights where she helped to develop a free, online IP Curriculum for SMEs and entrepreneurs to learn more about IP rights and strategy. Emily is also involved with her law school community as a VP of the Gender and the Law Association, the Chair of the Merchandise Committee, an Orientation Week leader, and a Western Law Student Ambassador. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and at the lake, going to live music concerts, and watching hockey.

Carlos is studying in the JD program at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Before going to law school, Carlos studied at Ivey Business School at Western University, where he graduated with distinction from the Honours Business Administration program. During his time at Western, Carlos contributed to the London community through S.W.A.M., an organization dedicated to teaching children with disabilities how to swim, and London Track 3, an organization dedicated to teaching people with disabilities to ski and snowboard.

During his time at law school, Carlos has had the opportunity to explore his interest in business law through the Advanced Business Law Workshop I, an advanced business law class that focuses on corporate finance. Carlos was also part of the Organization of Latin American Students at Osgoode (OLAS), and the Osgoode Real Estate and Infrastructure Association (REISA).

In his free time, Carlos enjoys competing in triathlons. Most recently, Carlos completed the Ironman 70.3 at Oceanside.

Laheen recently completed her second year of law school at the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law.

Prior to law school, Laheen graduated from McMaster University with a degree in Justice, Political Philosophy, and Law, and a minor in Biology. Laheen’s passion for advocacy has been a driving force in her work. During her second year of law school, Laheen was a member of Windsor Law’s Wilson Moot team. Laheen is also a research assistant for the Civil Procedure and Practice in Ontario textbook which was developed to improve access to justice for litigants in civil matters. Outside of law school, Laheen has volunteered with numerous charities and non-profit organizations focused on improving the lives of members of equity-deserving groups. In her free time, Laheen enjoys going to museums, playing ball hockey, and spending time with her family and dog.

Rachel recently completed her second year of law school at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Prior to starting law school, Rachel earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour with distinction from McMaster University. Her senior independent research paper examined the psychological, developmental, and behavioural effects of transracial adoption.

During law school, Rachel has taken on different roles focused on community uplift and support. She volunteered with Osgoode’s Peer Support Centre as a 1L student and was elected as an Osgoode Mental Health Committee Member in her second year. As an avid animal lover, she has also thoroughly enjoyed being the 2L representative for the Osgoode Hall Chapter of Animal Justice Canada.

In her free time, Rachel enjoys long-distance running, baking for her family and friends, and educating herself on the local community’s flora and fauna.