Michelle was called to the Bar in May 2020. She has been with the firm since 2018, starting as a summer student and later completing her articles in 2019-2020. She has worked on a wide variety of family law matters and has represented clients at Court hearings.
Michelle earned her J.D. with distinction from Western University in 2019. She was on the Dean’s List from 2017-2019 and received the Harold G. Fox Education Fund Award and the UWO Faculty Association President’s Scholarship.
Michelle volunteered with the Pro Bono Canada Family Law Project for two years, assisting self-represented litigants under the supervision of Duty Counsel. She also participated in the Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition and was a member of the editorial board on the Canada-U.S. Law Journal.
In 2017, Michelle spent the summer working as an Advisor in Legal Affairs at the Canadian Mission to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
Before entering the legal field, Michelle obtained her B.Soc.Sc. in Honours International Development & Globalization with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Ottawa. She spent several years working in the public and private sector in international business advisory services and refugee affairs.
Throughout her career, Michelle has focused on creating positive change for others. Her goal in practice is to assist clients in a manner that promotes long-term solutions tailored to each client’s unique and challenging circumstances.