Hicks Morley Welcomes the Articling Student Class of 2021–2022

Hicks Morley Welcomes the Articling Student Class of 2021–2022

Hicks Morley is pleased to announce that 11 articling students have joined the firm for 2021 – 2022 in our Ottawa and Toronto Offices.

Quinn Brown received her JD from Queen’s University. During her time at Queen’s, she completed a Public International Law certification in England and received the McDougall-Watson Memorial Award for her contribution as a caseworker at Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic.

Labiba Chowdhury completed her JD at the University of Toronto. She also received her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Studies, Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Toronto. During law school, Labiba was a caseworker at both Downtown Legal Services and Industrial Accident Victims’ Group of Ontario.

Justin Choy completed a combined JD and Honours Specialization degree in Kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario. At Western Law, Justin has advocated for Olympic-level athletes as a case worker for the Sport Solution Clinic and has mediated small disputes in the Dispute Resolution Centre.

Krisa Cunaj completed her JD at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in the English Common Law Section. While in law school, Krisa served as the Program Coordinator for Pro Bono Students Canada at their University of Ottawa Common Law Chapter.

Olivia Evans received her JD from Queen’s University. During her time at Queen’s, she served as an executive member of the Labour and Employment Law Club, a volunteer editor for the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal, and volunteered as a project manager with Pro Bono Students Canada.

Artimes Ghahremani is a JD/MA graduate of the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and the Department of Criminal and Sociolegal Studies. During law school, Artimes engaged in clinic work with Artists’ Legal Advice Services and at Downtown Legal Services, where she served as a caseworker in the Employment Law and Academic Appeals Division.

Diane Harbin completed her JD at Western University in 2021, graduating on the Dean’s Honor List. During her time at Western Law, Diane volunteered with the Sport Solution Clinic and the Dispute Resolution Centre, worked as a teaching assistant, conducted research on shame in the tort of defamation, and was selected for an international internship with the Aston Martin Formula 1 team.

Jessica Herfst summered at the firm in 2020. She recently graduated from the Dual JD program at the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy. While at school, she represented clients in a variety of matters while volunteering with Community Legal Aid in Windsor as well as the William Booth Legal Aid Clinic and the Immigration Law Clinic in Detroit.

Sarah Maude recently finished her JD degree at Western University, where she graduated with distinction. While attending law school, Sarah competed in various moots such as the Hicks Morley Labour Law Moot and interned at Western’s Dispute Resolution Centre.

Cosimo Morin completed his JD at Queen’s University Faculty of Law. Previously he earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Global Development Studies at Queen’s. During law school, Cosimo served as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Queen’s Law Journal – one of Canada’s leading law reviews. He also participated in the Gale Cup Moot and was the recipient of the Queen’s Law Prize in Law and Injustice.

Zachary Sippel received his JD from Western Law and his Honours Bachelor of Arts in Business & Legal Studies from the University of Waterloo, graduating with distinction and on the Dean’s Honour List. During law school, Zachary participated in several moot court competitions on a regional and provincial level.

We wish them a warm welcome to the team!