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A Flower in a Vase

Before I came to law school in Toronto, I daydreamed about law school in Toronto. I am living somewhere downtown, with the love of my life, in a high place with large windows. Morning’s multi-coloured paint spills all over. We have children, who are far kinder and wiser than either of us, my pride in […]

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Navigating a Networking Event

In law school, there are lots of wonderful opportunities to meet legal professionals at networking events. However, they can also be intimidating experiences, especially if you’ve never had the chance to practice your networking skills. Here are a few tips and tricks to get you more comfortable with networking. Have a Goal Ask yourself why […]

Staff Introductions: Kenny Hildebrand

Name: Kenny Hildebrand Title: National Head of Communications (2018-2019) Law School: Osgoode Hall Law School, Class of 2019 Background: I was born and raised in the Niagara Region. I come from a Mennonite family, immigrating to Canada from a Mennonite colony in what is now modern-day Ukraine. The Mennonite worldview remains significant to me to this day, […]

Staff Introductions: Latania Christie

Name: Latania Christie Title: National Head of Mentorship (2018-2019) Law School: Osgoode Hall, Class of 2020 Background: I was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica, but moved to Canada at seven years old. I grew up in Hamilton, Ontario. I’m a born advocate: this seems to be a constant variable in my life despite any situational or geographical changes. […]

Staff Introductions: Brittany Cerqua

Name: Brittany Cerqua Title: National Head of Strategy (2018-2019) Law School: University of Ottawa, Class of 2019 Background: I am originally from Toronto. Memorable Moment in Law School: My involvement with the First Generation Network. I experienced firsthand how hard it is to enter law school, after navigating an intimidating application process, only to find out that there are […]

Staff Introductions: Jasmine Tsang

Name: Jasmine Tsang Title: National Head of Alumni Relations (2018-2019) Law School: Osgoode Hall Law School, Class of 2020 Background: I grew in Northern Ontario, just outside Sudbury. I am second-generation Chinese on my father’s side and French Canadian on my mother’s side. Unfortunately, I can only speak French at the moment, but I am slowly learning […]

Staff Introductions: Annette Latoszewska

Name: Annette Latoszewska Title: National Head of Fundraising (2018-2019) Law School: University of Toronto, Class of 2020 Background: My parents together with my brother emigrated from Poland to Germany, and then finally to Canada before I was born. We lived briefly in Hamilton, Ontario, but I’ve spent virtually my entire life in Pickering, Ontario. I’m fortunate […]

Staff Introductions: Winston Gee

Name: Winston Gee Title: Board Member Law School: University of Toronto, Class of 2017 Background: I was born in Toronto to a Muslim father from The Gambia and a Catholic mother from London, England. But my upbringing is far less cosmopolitan – I was raised in Orillia, Ontario, a small town about 30 minutes north of Barrie. […]

Staff Introductions: Simi Solebo

Name: Simi Solebo Title: National Head of Student Life (2018-2019) Law School: Osgoode Hall Law School, Class of 2020 Background: I was born in London, England. I moved to Canada when I was ten. I have always wanted to be a lawyer ever since I was young. My mum calls me a freedom fighter. I […]