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.
Allison Conway

Allison Conway

Lawyer - Budden & Associates

St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Civil Litigation Access to Justice Administrative Law

Like many law students, Allison was eager to get any job after graduating law school. She spent endless hours cold calling and interviewing to find anything that would fit. Allison did find an articling job that fit, at Budden & Associates in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, but she could not have foreseen what a perfect fit it would be.
Gilliana (Jill) Shiskin

Gilliana (Jill) Shiskin

Lawyer/Sole Practitioner/“Partner” - Craig Hooker Shiskin Criminal Defence

Calgary, Alberta
Criminal Law

When Jill Shiskin was in law school, if you’d told her she would become a happy and successful criminal lawyer, she never would have believed it. Jill entered law school in her late 30s with the goal of working in-house in oil & gas, or in employment and human rights law, or in regulatory law – or really in any area of law other than family or criminal law.
Kyla Lee

Kyla Lee

Lawyer - Acumen Law Corporation

Vancouver, British Columbia
Criminal Law

Does anyone remember what job Nancy Drew’s father had? What about the type of car he drove? Well, Kyla Lee’s passion for criminal law stemmed from her late nights reading Nancy Drew novels.

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