Kayley Leon

Kayley Leon

Summer Student, Windsor

Biography

Kayley has completed her second year of the Dual J.D. program at the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Prior to law school, Kayley received a Bachelor of Arts in Media, Information and Techno-culture from the University of Western Ontario. Kayley is the Online Editor of Detroit Mercy’s Law Review and is President of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity at the University of Detroit Mercy. Kayley has participated in moot court competitions on either side of the border, her favorites so far being the Hicks Morley Moot, the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot and the Zuber Moot, which she was presented the award of Top Oralist.

In her first year of law school, Kayley conducted research concerning the rights of touring musicians in the U.S. and Canada for the Windsor Essex Music Advisory Council. Kayley later worked at Detroit’s Prosecution Office in the Violent Crimes & Homicide Unit.

In her second year, Kayley volunteered on student council and was an Associate Editor of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues. Her piece “The Legislative History of the Treatment of Military Working Dogs in the United States” was published in Detroit Mercy’s Online Journal.

In her free time, Kayley enjoys volunteering with animals and keeping up-to-date with the latest films to hit theatres.