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Shannon Snow - Law Student in  Montréal

Shannon Snow

Associate Fasken
Language(s) English, French, Spanish
Office(s) Montréal
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Shannon is a B.C.L/LL.B graduate from McGill University, and joined Fasken in 2018. She has held distinguished research positions at McGill Law, and is Co-Founder of Healthy Legal Minds | Ju(ri)stes en santé. Prior to law, Shannon completed her Honours B.A. at University of Toronto.

Shannon is a member of the Southern Inuit community of NunatuKavut, in Labrador. She has served as Research Associate at the Law, Governance and Society Lab at McGill, where her research focused on Indigenous legal economy and Inuit climate rights. She co-authored “Realizing the Right to Be Cold? Framing Processes and Outcomes Associated with the Inuit Petition on Human Rights and Global Warming,” published in the Law and Society Review in January 2020.

Shannon’s professional practice is informed by a former career in international affairs, business development, and communications consulting in Toronto, Montreal, Newfoundland and Labrador. Shannon is an avid scuba diver, stage actor and athlete.

  • Randall J. Barker Research Assistantship in International Law and Social Justice, McGill University 2017
  • Delegate, New Canada Conference: selected as one of 100 young Canadian changemakers to define the major opportunities and challenges facing Canada in the coming 50 years (2015), 2015
Laurels image McGill University Randall J. Barker Research Assistantship in International Law and Social Justice
2015 Delegate, New Canada Conference: selected as one of 100 young Canadian changemakers to define the major opportunities and challenges facing Canada in the coming 50 years (2015)
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Education

  • BCL / LLB McGill University
  • BA (Honours), Political Science University of Toronto
  • Diploma, Hispanic Studies Universidad de Salamanca

Community involvement

  • Co-Founder and Executive Director, Healthy Legal Minds | Ju(ri)stes en santé (since 2016)
Speaker What Law Societies, Law Schools and Other Regulators are Doing to Address Member Well-Being Federation of Law Societies Annual Conference
Speaker Changing Times, Evolving Methods: Younger Generations are Forcing Change Canadian Bar Association Health and Wellness Conference

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