Prior to law school, Katrina completed a Bachelor of Arts at McGill University with a specialization in social psychology. She graduated with First Class Honours and received the Dow-Hickson scholarship for high academic achievement.
While at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Katrina served as managing editor of the Journal of International Law and International Relations. She also volunteered at Justice for Children and Youth, where she researched legal issues, and assisted with client intake. As co-president of the Charity Law Interest Group, Katrina helped educate students about the practice of charity and non-profit law. In this role, she coordinated and moderated career panels featuring prominent charity law practitioners. She also created a charity law career guide for the University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s Career Development Office.
As a summer student with Pro Bono Students Canada, Katrina drafted pleadings and motions for unrepresented litigants. She built on this experience as a caseworker at Downtown Legal Services, where she successfully argued a costs submission at the Ontario Court of Justice.
- J.D., University of Toronto, 2019
- Honours Bachelor of Arts Social Psychology, McGill University, 2015
- Justice for Children and Youth, Student volunteer
- Law in Action Within Schools Program, Mentor and tutor
- Peer Mentorship Program, Peer mentor
- David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, Student researcher
- Journal of Law and Equality, Associate editor