- Toronto & Markham
2012 / 2013 Articling Student
Laura returns to Miller Thomson as an articling student after having summered with the firm in 2011. Laura received her JD from the University of Western Ontario, where she was awarded the Davies Ward Philips & Vineberg Prize, as well as placement on the Dean's Hounour List. She also received a Bachelor of Human Kinetics (Honours Kinesilogy) with a Movement Science Major from the University of Windsor, while completing the Co-operative Education program.
During her time at Western, Laura was very active in the legal community. She has worked as a Research Assistant for several legal academics in the areas of labour arbitration, evidence and remedies. She also volunteered as a Research Student for Pro Bono Students Canada and acted as a Case Manager at the Western Business Law Clinic, where she provided legal services to small businesses.
Prior to law school, Laura completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at the University of Windsor. During her undergraduate studies, she performed ergonomic work in a variety of manufacturing settings, including the automotive industry at Linamar Corporation, light armoured vehicle production at General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada, and iron ore mining and processing at Iron Ore Company of Canada. As part of her work, she conducted ergonomic analyses and developed cost effective solutions for workplace hazards, striving to improve working conditions, reduce injuries and increase productivity.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys reading, camping, experiencing the outdoors, playing a variety of sports, and spending time with her dog.
- University of Western Ontario (JD, 2012)
- University of Windsor Honours Bachelor of Human Kinetics (BHK Co-op, 2008)
Upper Level Courses
- Administrative Law
- Civil Procedure
- Corporate Law
- Corporate Reorganization
- Commercial Law
- Employment Law
- Family Law
- Income Taxation
- Intellectual Property
- Labour Law
- Real Estate Transactions
- Securities Regulation
- Case Manager, Western Business Law Clinic
- Research Student, Pro Bono Students Canada