Hicks Morley Hires Six New Associates

Hicks Morley Hires Six New Associates

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce the hiring of six new associates who were articling students this past year at the firm:

Michelle Alton received her LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Queen’s University and a Master of Science (Biology) from McGill University. Michelle was very active in advocacy competitions while at law school, and received the Justice C.D. Stewart Trophy, which is awarded to the best team of advocates in Western’s Upper Year Appellate Advocacy Competition. Michelle also represented Western at the 2006 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. During law school Michelle was a Teaching Assistant for the first year research and writing course and also worked as a Legal Research Assistant. In addition to articling this past year at the firm, Michelle was a summer student in 2006.

Kathryn Bird received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toronto. Prior to law school, she completed an undergraduate degree in Honours Anthropology at the University of Alberta. In the summer of 2006, Kathryn worked for a civil litigation boutique. In 2005, Kathryn was selected as an International Human Rights Programme intern and spent her summer working as a Legal Researcher. Kathryn also volunteered at Downtown Legal Services. She was awarded the Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award for her volunteer service throughout law school and received a number of other scholarships.

Mireille Khoraych received her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto, where she also completed an Honours Bachelor of Science degree, with an emphasis in Psychology. In the summer of 2006, Mireille was a student lawyer with the Family Law Project. During the summer of 2005, Mireille was a Legal Advisor at the Arab and Middle East Refugee Assistance in Cairo. During law school she was a Research Assistant at the Ontario Human Rights Commission and a Case Worker at Downtown Legal Services. She has been awarded a number of scholarships.

Craig Lawrence received his LL.B. from The University of Western Ontario. While at Western, Craig was Vice President of the Labour Law Society and helped organize and run the university’s annual national labour conference. In addition, he was active in community service through Pro Bono Students Canada and as an employment law advisor at the Business Law Clinic. Prior to attending law school, Craig received a B.A. (English) from Western and an M.A. (English) from The University of Guelph. He was a Gold Medallist at Western, and at Guelph received a Graduate Board Scholarship for his research on late capitalism. In addition to articling at the firm, Craig summered with the firm in 2006.

Bushra Rehman received her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. Prior to law, Bushra completed her undergraduate degree in computer science from Indiana University and worked as a software engineer. During law school, Bushra was involved with Pro Bono Students Canada and was co-founder of the Shari’a Law Working Group. Bushra spent a summer at Human Rights Watch where she was engaged in advocacy and worked in a law firm assisting in Charter challenge and other litigation. In addition to articling at the firm, Bushra was a summer student here in 2006.

Andrew Zabrovsky graduated with an LL.B. from Queen’s University, where he was granted an entrance scholarship. Prior to law school, Andrew attended Duke University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with a minor in History. Andrew was an active member of the Queen’s Law community, representing his class as Men’s Athletic Representative for two years and as a member of both the Admissions and Academic Ad Hoc committees. Andrew represented Queen’s as an oralist at the Wilson Moot in 2006, and participated in the Hicks Moot in 2007. In 2007, Andrew was the recipient of the David Sabbath Prize in Advanced Labour Law and the M.A. Murray Award for contribution to athletics.