Jennifer Wright

Jennifer Wright

Mediator - Canada Industrial Relations Board

Toronto, ON
Mediation

Some people become lawyers because they like to argue. Jennifer Wright became a lawyer because she likes to find common ground. She may be a lawyer by training, but she is a mediator by calling.
Phil Dwyer

Phil Dwyer

Lawyer, Saxophonist and Composer - Phil Dwyer Law

Qualicum Beach, British Columbia
Indigenous Law Family Law Elder Law Wills and Estates

Although Phil spent the first 30 years of his career entrenched in music, he always had an interest in social justice and the law. From his junior high years in Qualicum Beach Phil spent hours captivated by Eddie Greenspan and George Jonas’ radio show The Scales of Justice which focused on Canada's infamous criminal cases and trials.
Stephanie Perlis

Stephanie Perlis

Conseillère, Gestion des contrats - Telus

Montreal, QC
Contract drafting & negotiation

Stephanie n'a pas toujours su qu'elle voulait devenir avocate. Avant d’entamer ses études en droit, elle a obtenu un diplôme de premier cycle en économie de l'Université McGill, puis elle a ensuite travaillé pendant deux ans dans le domaine des affaires internationales. Elle savait qu'elle voulait poursuivre ses études, mais elle voulait être stratégique dans son choix.
Neha Chugh

Neha Chugh

Principal Lawyer & Director - Chugh Law

Cornwall, ON
Criminal Law Access to Justice

Neha’s best advice for new lawyers? Don’t follow anyone’s advice. When you start listening to your instincts and following your gut, you begin to flourish and thrive in a practice that is true to yourself.
Andrew Foti

Andrew Foti

Co-founder and Principal - Avōkka

Ottawa, ON

“Time is the only truly non-renewable resource”, says Andrew Foti, Co-founder, and Principal at Avōkka. Andrew invested his time learning as much as he could throughout his career. That investment paid back (with interest) in providing the foundation for Avōkka.
Dr. Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich

Dr. Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Manager - Gowling WLG

Ottawa, ON

Long before earning the “Dr.” title before her name, Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich was a blazer-wearing nine-year-old with a creative mind, a reporter’s notebook from her journalist father, and a growing passion for law.