Talissa Mohamed is a graduate of the Canadian and American Dual JD program between the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy. Prior to attending law school, she received her Honours Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Toronto Mississauga.
As a law student, Talissa was an active member of the Windsor Law community, where she served as the President of the Human Rights Law Association of Windsor and Vice-President of Operations of Innocence Windsor. Talissa was also involved with Pro Bono Students Canada as a team member. She pursued clinical experiences as she worked for both Community Legal Aid and Legal Assistance of Windsor and was awarded the Rose Voyvodic Memorial Award for her work at the latter. Talissa also honed her advocacy skills as an avid mooter. She was selected as a finalist for Windsor Law’s Annual Zuber Moot, where she was named Top Oralist, and also competed in the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot as well as the Gale Cup. She then used these skills to mentor undergraduate and law students as a moot coach for the Lloyd Dean Moot and the Transnational Law Moot.
Outside of the law, Talissa is passionate about developing her culinary skills, attending as many concerts as possible
and scouring used bookstores.