Emily recently graduated from the University of Victoria, after spending a semester as a Visiting Student at Allard School of Law. Emily completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (major) and Criminology (minor) with Distinction from Simon Fraser University. She volunteered as a Psychology research assistant at Simon Fraser University. Prior to law school, Emily worked as an animal services officer, kennel attendant, dog license canvasser, book shelver and library assistant.
In her first year, Emily was awarded the Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota LLP Prize for demonstrated excellence in the first year Torts course and the G. Allan Higgenbottam Prize for the highest standing in the Law, Legislation and Policy course. In her second year, Emily was awarded the Cook Roberts Scholarship in Civil Procedure. During law school, Emily was on the University of Victoria’s law journal editorial board as a member of the public relations team. Emily also worked as a research assistant for Dr. Michelle Lawrence on a sentencing law project. This project was focused on examining the criminological and literary theories relevant to sentencing law.
In her spare time, Emily enjoys reformer pilates, spending time with her dog and attending Hotel Mira concerts.