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2018-2019 Articling Students

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

Jessica earned a J.D. from the Faculty of Law at Queen’s University. She holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the University of Windsor’s Odette School of Business. During her time at law school, Jessica served as Co-President to Level: Changing Lives Through Law. Prior to law school, Jessica worked as a Financial Associate at Bridging Finance Inc. Jessica’s other interests include travelling, cooking and skiing.

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

Melissa earned her J.D. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. She holds a Bachelor of English Literature degree from Queen’s University. During her time in law school, Melissa was a caseworker at the low-income legal clinic, Downtown Legal Services. Melissa also served on the executive committee for her school’s Women in Law group and was an editor of Ultra Vires, the faculty’s student newspaper. Prior to and during law school, Melissa taught an LSAT class and worked for three of her professors at a tech-legal start-up developing tax software. During her final year at law school, Melissa spent a semester studying at the University of Amsterdam. Melissa’s interests include travelling, rock climbing and yoga.

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)

Niall received a Juris Doctor from the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor and a Juris Doctor from the School of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy. Prior to law school, he obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto, specializing in Political Science. During his first year of law school, Niall completed a legal internship in Detroit at The Department of Corporation Counsel for Wayne County. Beyond the classroom, Niall was a member of the Windsor Law Hockey Team as well as a member of the On-Campus Interview Student Advisor Committee for the Career Services Office. He has also received the Toronto Fire Services Certificate of Merit Award. Outside of law, Niall’s interests include playing golf, hockey and supporting Toronto’s professional sports teams.

2018 Summer Students

Sarim Ali
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 361 4760
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University of Toronto, B.A. (Distinction), 2015
Western University, J.D., 2019 (expected)
Phil Lamothe
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 361 4768
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University of Ottawa, B.Comm (Honours), 2015
University of Ottawa, J.D./M.B.A., 2018 (expected)
Colin Romano
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 847 6909
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Concordia University, B.A. (Distinction), 2015
University of Toronto, J.D., 2019 (expected)
Natalie Tershakowec
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 361 4785
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Queen's University, B.Comm (Honours), 2016 
University of Ottawa, J.D., 2019 (expected)
Sarah Wahba
Location: Toronto
Direct Line: 416 847 6923
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Wilfrid Laurier University, B.A. (High Distinction), 2016 
Western University, J.D., 2019 (expected)