Saif Jinnah is a Juris Doctor candidate from Western University. Saif previously completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University where he graduated with distinction. Prior to joining Soloway Wright, Saif worked as an accounting intern at a firm in the Toronto area. He also ran his own business where he taught a variety of subjects. In his spare time, Saif can be found enthusiastically following all sports; he especially enjoys baseball.
Taylor Stanton is a Juris Doctor candidate from the University of Ottawa. Prior to law school, Taylor lived in Yellowknife where he worked for the Territorial Government and in the mining sector as a contract specialist. He has been a student intern at an Ottawa based firm and is active in numerous student clubs and sports teams. He has enjoyed a wide breadth of volunteer positions, including volunteer firefighting, sitting on the John Howard Community Justice Committee and coaching high school rugby. In his spare time, Taylor enjoys staying active through sport, hiking, canoeing and walking his dog. Taylor completed a BA in political science from Dalhousie University in 2008.
Clara Lockhart is a Bachelor of Civil Law/Juris Doctor candidate from McGill University’s Civil and Common Law program. Clara completed her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Music with a Minor in Greek and Roman Studies from the University of Ottawa, with the distinction of summa cum laude. With a passion for community service, Clara acted as President of the University of Ottawa Circle K International Club, as well as Co-Director of the Heart of the City Piano Program. During law school, Clara has been an executive committee member of Lawyers Without Borders, McGill’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Committee, Criminal Law McGill and the McGill Journal of Law and Health. Her favourite experience so far has been volunteering as a bilingual caseworker for the Legal Information Clinic at McGill. In her spare time, Clara enjoys playing piano, biking in Gatineau Park, and spending time with her puppy, Heidi.
Shannon Sweeney is a Juris Doctor candidate from Queens University. She previously completed a double major in Criminology and Political Science from Western University. Shannon was involved in numerous clubs and volunteer initiatives during her undergraduate degree, including presenting to high school students as a member of the Thames Valley Violence Prevention Program and providing free tutoring sessions. On weekends, Shannon would represent Western in the UGMT mock trial competition and was a finalist. This past year, Shannon was an executive on multiple clubs, including the Queens Law Book club and the Fertility & Reproduction Law club. She volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, where she researched and interviewed youth diversion agencies. Shannon gained experience in various fields prior to law school, including corrections, sales, and insurance. In her spare time, Shannon enjoys spending her time hiking, camping, and horseback riding.
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