Andrew Foti

Andrew Foti

Co-founder and Principal - Avōkka

Ottawa, ON
Mar 7, 2022

“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
Mar 7, 2022

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, NL
Civil Litigation Access to Justice Administrative Law Feb 28, 2022

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, AB
Criminal Law Feb 28, 2022

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, BC
Criminal Law Feb 14, 2022

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.
Tiana Knight

Tiana Knight

Lawyer/Founder - Knight Molloy Patrick LLP

Calgary, AB
Access to Justice Feb 14, 2022

Average is not a word that describes Tiana Knight or her legal career. An avid mystery book reader from a young age, Tiana was hooked on the legal world early. At seven, she knew she wanted to be a lawyer.

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