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Our Students

The team at Soloway Wright works hard to offer you the highest quality legal expertise in an environment that is filled with warmth and caring for both clients and colleagues. We leverage everyone’s specialized knowledge to develop innovative legal solutions while remaining grounded, practical and committed to cost-efficient problem solving.

Isabelle Amyot

Isabelle Amyot is currently completing her Juris Doctor in the French Common Law program at the University of Ottawa and she previously completed three years of her BA in Social Sciences, Honours, with a specialization in Criminology. She has worked as a translator for the Common Law Student Society at the University of Ottawa. She is an active volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada, the Ottawa Mission, and the Michaëlle Jean Centre for Global and Community Engagement.


Ainsley Shannon

Ainsely Shannon is a Juris Doctor candidate from the University of Ottawa. Ainsley previously completed a BSc, Honours, from the University of Toronto, where she graduated with high distinction. She has been a student intern at an Ottawa based firm and is an accomplished mooter. She is currently an executive team member of Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights. In her spare time Ainsley is a completive Ultimate Frisbee player, having attended Canadian Nationals six times.


Vanessa Carment

Vanessa first joined Soloway Wright in 2018 as a summer student and now returns to complete her articling. Over the course of the summer, Vanessa worked in all of the firm’s practice areas where she attended discoveries, hearings, and mediations, assisted with a major multi-property real estate transaction, drafted pleadings, and conducted in-depth legal research. Prior to law school, Vanessa was a Junior Law Clerk and summer student with a boutique law firm in downtown Toronto and was a legal support clerk at a prominent business law firm in Halifax. She completed her Juris Doctor, with the distinction of cum laude, at the University of Ottawa, where she was also a teaching assistant and a research assistant in the Faculty of Law, a case worker in the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic, and a writing leader in the Legal Writing Academy. Before law school, she completed a BA, with Distinction, from Dalhousie University in Halifax.


Crystal McConkey

Crystal first joined Soloway Wright in 2018 as a summer student. Over the course of the summer, Crystal had the opportunity to assist with a major real estate transaction involving a portfolio of properties and was involved in discoveries. She earned a Juris Doctor, with the distinction of cum laude, from the University of Ottawa this spring. Crystal was actively involved in oral advocacy opportunities in law school, winning a local negotiation competition, mooting, and appearing regularly in Provincial Offences Act Court on behalf of Pro Bono Students Canada. Crystal is actively involved in community development initiatives, receiving an Excellence in Volunteer Award in 2011 from a Member of Parliament for outstanding service and contribution for volunteer work. Before law school, Crystal completed a BA Honours, with High Distinction, in Child Studies from Carleton University.

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