Elise graduated from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia. During law school, Elise was the Vice President Academic on the Allard Law Students’ Society. She was also a student ambassador and the student coordinator for the charity Hoop-Law Basketball Tournament. Elise was selected for the 2016 Peter Burns Moot Team and was subsequently chosen to represent UBC at the MacIntyre Cup Western Final Competition.
During law school, Elise worked as a part-time research assistant for Professor Nikos Harris conducting research on the admissibility of expert evidence, and as the 2016 Allard Orientation Coordinator. Prior to her articles, Elise completed a clerkship at the British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver where she clerked for eight different justices at the trial level.
Elise enjoys all sports and was a member of the Women’s Varsity Soccer team at the University of Toronto while obtaining her B.A. in Criminology and Sociology.