Gobind recently completed his second year at Osgoode Hall Law School. He currently serves as the President of the Osgoode Real Estate Law Association.
Gobind recently completed his second year at Osgoode Hall Law School. He currently serves as the President of the Osgoode Real Estate Law Association. He is also a Senior Caseworker for the Osgoode Business Clinic, providing legal services to small businesses. Gobind has over eight years of experience in the student housing and multi-residential real estate industry. Prior to law school, Gobind founded a real estate investment, management and construction firm with a focus on international investors seeking to capitalize on the Canadian student rental market. In this capacity, he directed construction and renovation projects involving the conversion of single-family dwellings into student oriented multi-residential investment properties.
Prior to this, Gobind worked for an engineering firm specializing in municipal subdivision development and renewable energy projects. He also worked as a junior estimator for a commercial construction firm. Gobind holds an advanced diploma in Civil Engineering Technology and an Honours Business Administration Degree from Laurentian University. Gobind is an avid traveler and photography enthusiast. In his spare time, he can be found meandering the streets of Toronto, exploring and taking pictures, or at home planning his next big trip. Gobind summered at the firm in 2016 and is excited to back at Aird & Berlis for his second summer. During the fall semester of this third year of law school, Gobind will be studying at Waseda Law School in Tokyo, Japan, focusing on international trade law.
Monica recently completed her second year at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. She summered at the firm in 2016 and is excited to be back.
Monica recently completed her second year at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. She holds a BA (Honours) in English Literature (minors in Critical Theory and Art History) from the University of Toronto, Victoria College. In her first year at Windsor Law, Monica ranked in the top five percent of her class. She is a volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada, a student research associate at Paul Martin Law Library, and a student writer for the Law Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic blog at Windsor Law.
Monica’s paper on the privacy implications of using fitness trackers in the delivery of health care was selected for presentation at the 10th Annual Canadian Law Student Conference hosted by the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues. She was also recently selected to sit on the Review’s editorial board. Outside the office, Monica enjoys visiting art galleries, trying new restaurants, and shamelessly indulging in reality television. Monica summered at the firm in 2016 and is excited to be back for a second summer.
Brandon recently completed his second year of law school at the University of Ottawa. He also holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Brandon recently completed his second year of law school at the University of Ottawa. In his first year, Brandon was awarded the Ed Ratushny Prize in Public Law and was on the Dean’s Honour List. In his second year, Brandon was a Dean’s Research and Writing Fellow. Brandon competed in the 2017 Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot and won for best appellant factum and best mooting team. During the academic term, Brandon worked as a Research Assistant on the Corporate Misreporting and Investor Rights Research Project through the Law Foundation of Ontario. Brandon works as a Research Assistant at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Law, Technology and Society. In this capacity, he helped prepare the written and oral arguments on behalf of an intervenor in AstraZeneca Canada Inc v. Apotex Inc. at the Supreme Court of Canada. He is also a New and Emerging Researcher for the Open African Innovation Research Partnership.
In March, Brandon was invited to act as a Rapporteur for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada at the 2017 Symposium on the Future of Patents in Canada. In early May, Brandon traveled to Haifa, Israel to participate in the Global Technology Law and Policy exchange program between the University of Ottawa and the University of Haifa. Brandon holds a BA from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. Prior to law school, Brandon worked for five years at Waste Management Inc. in various sales and customer service roles. Brandon enjoys consistently adding to his vinyl collection, day-dreaming of a Stanley Cup parade in Toronto, and spending time with his friends and family. Brandon summered with the firm in 2016 and is excited to be back.
Prior to attending law school, Jasmine worked in A&B's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group as a land use planner.
Jasmine recently completed her first year at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. She holds a Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Honours) in Planning at the University of Waterloo. After she completed her undergraduate studies, she joined the A&B's Municipal & Land Use Planning group as a land use planner. During her three years at the firm, she worked closely with the practice group on land use approval matters. The mentorship that she received piqued her interest in law.
Before starting law school, she traveled to her hometown of Hong Kong and spent eight months at Goldman Sachs as the lead project manager for the firm’s employee engagement program, Community TeamWorks. She oversaw over 300 volunteer projects across 14 offices in 10 countries with over 150 non-profit partners. She also led a pro bono consulting project regarding a fund for social entrepreneurs. While she was there, she traveled across Asia and hiked many mountains in Hong Kong. Jasmine is adventurous and loves trying new things. She enjoys long road trips, complex board games,team sports, and cooking. Jasmine is very excited to return to the A&B family!
Stephanie recently completed her first year in the faculty of law at the University of Toronto. She is a Certified Associate in Project Management.
Stephanie recently completed her first year in the faculty of law at the University of Toronto. She holds an MA in art history from Concordia University, and a BFA in studio practice and philosophy from York University. Before starting law school, she split her time between careers in the cultural sector and the property management industry. She is a Certified Associate in Project Management and has worked alongside artists, curators, educators, and designers to develop creative programs and exhibitions in both Toronto and Montreal.
At the University of Toronto, she has volunteered with Downtown Legal Services, the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, and the international journal, Critical Analysis of Law. Outside of school and work, Stephanie can be found watching Star Trek, visiting art fairs, lifting weights, and expanding her board game library.
As a JD/MBA candidate at U of T’s Faculty of Law and Rotman School of Management, Gaurav has a keen interest in corporate finance.
Gaurav has lived and studied across the Middle East, Asia and North America. His professional experience includes interning at the chamber of commerce in New Orleans, working for a blue-chip Canadian technology consultancy, and working in the NGO sector in southeast Asia. Most recently, he was responsible for managing and negotiating cyber security contracts for a large Canadian retailer.
As a JD/MBA candidate at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and Rotman School of Management, Gaurav has a keen interest in corporate finance. Gaurav also enjoys any kind of public speaking, including mooting, and he represented the University of Toronto in the first-year moot against Osgoode Hall. His team placed second in the 2016 Rotman Problem Solving Challenge, a business case competition for incoming MBA students. He is a strong believer in lifelong learning and teaching, and teaches the LSAT and GMAT to high potential students on a freelance basis. He holds an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Toronto. He is passionate about technology, and hopes to work at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and the law.
Matt recently completed his second year of law school at Western University and currently serves on the university's Board of Governors.
Matt recently completed his second year of law school at Western University. Matt holds a Masters degree and a Bachelors degree from Western University, both in political science. Prior to entering law school, Matt took a year off of school to serve a term as president of the Western University Students’ Council. In this role, Matt spearheaded many new projects including improvements to Western’s Homecoming, and a successful endeavor to reduce the environmental impact of student move-out days.
Matt currently serves on the Board of Governors for Western University, the Board of Directors of the London Youth Advisory Council, as well as on the advisory board for Western’s McIntosh art gallery. He is an active advocate on campus, and has appeared before multiple tribunals on campus representing people and causes. While in law school he was an executive of the Jewish Law Students Association, the Western Futurists club, the Western Environmental Law Association, and served two years on the Western Student Legal Society. Matt is also an active mooter, and he represented Western Law at the Gale Cupin 2017. In addition to his volunteer work, this past semester Matt worked part time as a special assistant to a London city councillor. While not studying and plotting his passion projects, Matt enjoys spending time outdoors, listening to country music, and playing guitar.
Damian recently completed his first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. He graduated with distinction from the Ivey Business School HBA program.
Damian recently completed his first year at Osgoode Hall Law School. He holds a BA in Honors Business Administration from Ivey Business School, graduating with Distinction. Prior to law school and while completing his undergraduate degree, Damian worked as a Research Assistant at Ivey Business School and as a Commercial Banking Intern at Bank of China.
Fluent in Korean and Mandarin, Damian wrote a two-part case study on the Korean music industry, available through both Ivey Publishing and Harvard Business Publishing. At Osgoode, Damian participated in the Osgoode Business Clinic, where he provided legal services to small business owners. Outside of work, Damian enjoys singing, playing guitar, and playing basketball.
Meredith recently completed her second year at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. She is an active member of the Windsor law school community.
Meredith recently completed her second year at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. She completed her BA (Honours) in English Literature (minor in Political Science) at Ryerson University, graduating on the Dean’s List. Before attending Ryerson, Meredith played Varsity rugby at the University of British Columbia. During her time as an undergraduate, she volunteered at Greenspan Partners LLP and at her local Out of the Cold chapter. She is an active member of the Windsor law school community.
Meredith volunteers for Pro Bono Students Canada and at her school’s food bank. She is also a member of Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund, and a contributing author for the student run magazine, The Oyez. She also participated in the 2016 Zuber Moot and was recognized for Oral Advocacy Excellence. Meredith continues to play rugby for the Balmy Beach Club and was recently named Most Valuable Player for the 2016 season. Meredith never misses an opportunity to cheer on her long-time love – the Toronto Maple Leafs. She also enjoys running, reading as many books as she can get her hands on, and baking butter and sugar filled treats for her family and friends. Meredith summered with the firm in 2016 and is very excited to be back.
Codie completed his second year at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. He has an MA in Phenomenology & Psychoanalysis.
Codie recently completed his second year at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. In his first year, Codie ranked in the top five percent of his class, and won the John A. Kavanagh prize for the highest standing in the Criminal Law and Procedure Course. Before law school, Codie completed a Bachelor of Arts focusing on Continental Philosophy and a Master of Arts in Phenomenology and Psychoanalysis.
At the University of Ottawa, Codie has worked as a research and teaching assistant for numerous professors working in various areas of law. In this capacity, Codie helped draft legislation for the Cowichan First Nation regarding child welfare. Codie was also a Dean’s Research and Writing Fellow as well as a Writing Leader with the University’s Legal Writing Academy. In his spare time, Codie enjoys learning more about and creating craft beer and cocktails as well as producing and recording various genres of music.
Sarah completed her second year at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. She enjoys providing guidance to first-year students as a Peer Mentor.
Sarah recently completed her second year at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. She previously attended the University of King’s College (completing the Foundation Year Programme) and Dalhousie University (completing three years there). She graduated with a BA (Honours) in English Literature from the University of King’s College, receiving First Class Honours. Throughout her undergraduate studies, Sarah received various scholarships for her academic excellence.
At law school, Sarah enjoys providing support and guidance to first-year students as a Peer Mentor. She is also the Law School Representative for her local Chabad executive board and the Co-President of the University of Ottawa’s Jewish Law Students Association. When she is not in the law library, Sarah loves to sweat through spinning classes, sample brunch spots, and watch too much reality television.
Lynn completed her first year of law school at U of T. She holds an Honours in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School.
Lynn recently completed her first year of law school at the University of Toronto. She holds an Honours in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School, where she graduated as the gold medallist of her class. During her undergraduate studies, Lynn participated in several moots, finishing in the top four percent of the Osgoode Cup. She also co-authored an article in the Ivey Business Review examining the feasibility of an online legal services platform for underutilized lawyers, aiming to improve access to legal services.
Lynn has summered at CIBC as an investor relations analyst, where she helped compile financial information and draft board reports.Throughout her undergraduate career, Lynn was part of Western's dragon boat team, competing at several regional and national competitions. At law school, Lynn volunteers for the HIV/AIDS Legal Clinic, providing legal research to support immigration applications. She is also part of an IHRP Digital Verification working group, where she examines media content to verify evidence of human rights abuses. Outside of school, Lynn enjoys backpacking with friends, spending time on the water, and baking.
Jonathan completed his second year at the U of T Faculty of Law. He holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley
Jonathan recently completed his second year at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied on a Fulbright scholarship, and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Ottawa. As a master’s student, Jonathan conducted behavioural economics fieldwork in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for Harvard University. He also undertook policy analysis projects for the Canadian Secretary to The Queen, the Institute on Governance, and the City and County of San Francisco.
Fluent in French, Jonathan worked as a legislative assistant to Senator Mobina Jaffer before pursuing graduate school. He is a board member of two not-for-profit organizations, one focused on solar energy generation and the other on education in Kenya. He is also an ambassador for the JDRF Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes. Jonathan enjoys singing, basketball, and spending time with family at their cottage on Georgian Bay. Jonathan summered at the firm in 2016, and he is excited to be returning this year.