Julie joined the firm as an associate after working as a bilingual law clerk for the Honourable Jocelyne Gagné at the Federal Court. During her clerkship, she prepared legal memoranda in preparation for numerous hearings, and assisted Justice Gagné with a large, complex trial. Julie also participated in the Exchequer Cup Moot, held between Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal clerks.
Julie completed the joint J.D./M.A. (International Affairs) program at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University, respectively. She was involved in various extra-curricular activities throughout her studies. As a caseworker at the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic, Julie successfully represented a client before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. She participated in the national Laskin Moot, which involves administrative law and constitutional law issues. Julie also had the opportunity to present papers at the 7th Annual Canadian Law Student Conference in Windsor, and at an international law conference in The Hague, Netherlands.
Julie enjoys competitive swimming and yoga. Being from Edmonton, she remains an Oilers fan waiting for The Copper & Blue to return to their original glory.Read More
J.D. 2015 – University of Ottawa
M.A. (International Affairs) 2015 – Carleton University
B.A. (Sociology) 2008 – University of Alberta
“Canada’s International Human Rights Obligations and the Tragedy of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women” (2014) 1 Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues—Digital Companion 32, presented at 7th Annual Canadian Law Student Conference (March 2014)
Parts I and II of this paper were reproduced in Slaw magazine for the Thursday Thinkpiece column on Feb. 5, 2015