Colleen is a summer student at BLG’s Toronto office for the 2023 summer term. She is focusing on disputes law.
As a law student, Colleen is the VP of Mentorship for the Black Law Student Association, a peer mentor and volunteers with the Pro Bono Students Canada in the Youth ID Clinic at the University of Windsor. At the University of Detroit Mercy, she is the Student Representative for Lawyers Lending Hands and a junior member of the Moot Court Board of Advocacy. Prior to joining law school, Colleen worked at an appraisal firm and as a supervisor in the operations team at a mortgage institution that provides mortgage registrations and other loan related services to a number of financial institutions across Canada.
Colleen chose to work at BLG because of the firm’s strong diversity and inclusion initiatives. She was especially drawn to initiatives that offer support to and training about minority groups and women in the legal profession.
In Colleen’s spare time, she loves spending time with her family. She enjoys going to the movies, dinner and travelling.