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2017-2018 Articling Students

Joel Fraser
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 361 2932
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Dalhousie University, B.Comm, 2012
University of Ottawa, J.D., 2017 

Joel earned a J.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa and a J.D. from the College of Law at Michigan State University. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University. During law school, Joel was a caseworker at the Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and a member of the law school's hockey team. Joel received the Jurisprudence Achievement Award for the highest standing in the tax clinic and the Ed Ratushny Prize for the highest standing in a public law course. Joel spent a semester abroad during law school studying at the University of Puerto Rico. Joel’s other interests include spending time at the cottage, travelling, playing guitar and hockey.

Alexandra Meffe
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 361 2933
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Ryerson University, B.Comm, 2013
Western University, J.D., 2017 

Alexandra earned her J.D. from the Faculty of Law at Western University. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management. During her time in law school, Alexandra served as the Student Director of the Western Business Law Clinic and as VP Finance for the Student Legal Society, represented Western Law as a Student Ambassador and worked as a teaching assistant (Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy) to Erika Chamberlain, Dean of Law. While in her final year of law school, Alexandra also completed a semester in the LL.M program for International and European Business Law at Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University in Lyon, France. Alexandra’s other interests include travelling and outdoor activities such as hiking.

Tajrin Nayeem
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 361 4761
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Western University, B.B.A., 2012
University of Windsor, J.D., 2017 

Tajrin completed her J.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor. She holds a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, with a specialization in finance, from the University of Western Ontario. During her time in law school, Tajrin was on the executive board of the Corporate Commercial Law Club. She also worked as an Associate Editor for the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues, Classroom Facilitator in the Windsor Law High School Outreach program, and a Mentor through the Peer Mentorship Program. She completed a semester abroad in Germany, at the University of Mannheim. Prior to law school, Tajrin worked for two years in the ecommerce/ social media advertising industry. In her spare time, Tajrin enjoys travelling, crafting, and cooking.

2018-2019 Articling Students

Jessica Coco
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 847 6925
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University of Windsor, B.B.A., 2014
Queen's University, J.D., 2018 (expected)

Mark Coghlan
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 847 6922
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Queen's University, B.Comm (Honours), 2015
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2018 (expected)

Melissa Smith
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 847 6916
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Queen's University, B.A. (Honours), 2014
University of Toronto, J.D., 2018 (expected)

Niall Sweeney
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 847 6921
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University of Toronto, B.A., 2015
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., 2018 (expected)
University of Windsor, J.D., 2018 (expected)

2018 Summer Students

Sarim Ali
Location: Toronto
University of Toronto, B.A. (Distinction), 2015
Western University, J.D., 2019 (expected)
Philippe Lamothe
Location: Toronto
University of Ottawa, B.Comm (Honours), 2015
University of Ottawa, J.D./M.B.A., 2018 (expected)
Colin Romano
Location: Toronto
Concordia University, B.A. (Distinction), 2015
University of Toronto, J.D., 2019 (expected)
Natalie Tershakowec
Location: Toronto
Queen's University, B.Comm (Honours), 2016 
University of Ottawa, J.D., 2019 (expected)
Sarah Wahba
Location: Toronto
Wilfrid Laurier University, B.A. (High Distinction), 2016 
Western University, J.D., 2019 (expected)