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Cassels Brock consistently attracts the brightest minds our law schools have to offer. This year’s class of students is no exception. Please read our student bios to learn more about the exceptional individuals who will be getting their careers started at Cassels Brock.

SUMMER STUDENTS 2019

 

Joseph Brydon
Class of 2019
University of Windsor
Joseph Brydon
Toronto
Joseph Brydon

Joseph Brydon, Toronto Office

University of Windsor

At Cassels Brock, Joe hopes to show that he is more than just your average Joe.

 

Beth Burnstein
Class of 2019
Queen's University
Beth Burnstein
Toronto
Beth Burnstein

Beth Burnstein, Toronto Office

Queen's University

Though Beth has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, she hopes to reach new heights at Cassels Brock.

Elissa Chamberlain
Class of 2019
Dalhousie University
Elissa Chamberlain
Toronto
Elissa Chamberlain

Elissa Chamberlain, Toronto Office

Dalhousie University

Although she played as a midfield during her varsity soccer career, Elissa hopes to be a keeper at Cassels this summer – she is ready to tackle the hardest tasks to make that goooal a reality.

Shayna Clarke
Class of 2019
University of Ottawa
Shayna Clarke
Vancouver
Shayna Clarke

Shayna Clarke, Vancouver Office

University of Ottawa

Shayna looks forward to using her dance skills to jeté through her summer student experience. 

 

Alexander De Pompa
Class of 2019
University of Toronto
Alexander De Pompa
Toronto
Alexander De Pompa

Alexander De Pompa, Toronto Office

University of Toronto

Having spent years editing stories for literary magazines, Alexander hopes to help write happy endings for the firm’s clients.

 

Hardeep Dhaliwal
Class of 2019
Western University
Hardeep Dhaliwal
Toronto
Hardeep Dhaliwal

Hardeep Dhaliwal, Toronto Office

Western University

Hardeep loves cycling. She hopes to put a positive spin on any tough legal work she encounters this summer!

 

Simone Dreksler
Class of 2019
University of Toronto
Simone Dreksler
Toronto
Simone Dreksler

Simone Dreksler, Toronto Office

University of Toronto

Despite spending last summer working with valuable diamond and gemstone pieces for an international jewelry wholesaler, Simone feels her real golden opportunity is here at Cassels Brock.

 

Olivia Ells
Class of 2019
Dalhousie University
Olivia Ells
Toronto
Olivia Ells

Olivia Ells, Toronto Office

Dalhousie University

After working at summer day camps for six consecutive summers, Olivia is excited to spend time in a workplace where the clients’ median age is above 7 years old.

 

Spencer Green
Class of 2019
University of Windsor/University of Detroit Mercy
Spencer Green
Toronto
Spencer Green

Spencer Green, Toronto Office

University of Windsor/University of Detroit Mercy

Spencer’s biggest fear this summer is the Raptors failing to resign Kawhi Leonard. The outcome of this situation will hopefully not hinder his performance in the courts (of law, not basketball).

 

Angela He
Class of 2019
Western University
Angela He
Vancouver
Angela He

Angela He, Vancouver Office

Western University

Angela is an avid sushi enthusiast. This summer, she looks forward to braving the raw experience of Cassels Brock.

 

Ashley Jung
Class of 2019
Osgoode Hall Law School
Ashley Jung
Toronto
Ashley Jung

Ashley Jung, Toronto Office

Osgoode Hall Law School

Having spent most of her life grooming horses, Ashley is now excited to comb through due diligence documents instead.

 

Layla Makhzoumi
Class of 2019
Western University
Layla Makhzoumi
Toronto
Layla Makhzoumi

Layla Makhzoumi, Toronto Office

Western University

Having spent years as a diehard football fan, Layla is excited to be a team player and deliver some legal assists at Cassels Brock.

 

Cecile McKenzie
Class of 2019
University of Toronto
Cecile McKenzie
Toronto
Cecile McKenzie

Cecile McKenzie, Toronto Office

University of Toronto

Cecile plans on exercising her great judgment skills during her summer at Cassels.

 

Thomas Neville
Class of 2019
University of Calgary
Thomas Neville
Calgary
Thomas Neville

Thomas Neville , Calgary Office

University of Calgary

Thomas was a carpenter until his thirties, like Jesus. He is hoping to nail legal research rather than 2x4s this year.

 

William Onyeaju
Class of 2019
Osgoode Hall Law School
William Onyeaju
Toronto
William Onyeaju

William Onyeaju, Toronto Office

Osgoode Hall Law School

William can’t wait to belt out tunes at the next karaoke night.

 

Kayla Smith
Class of 2019
University of Windsor
Kayla Smith
Toronto
Kayla Smith

Kayla Smith, Toronto Office

University of Windsor

Kayla has relied on popcorn to get her through challenging times during law school. She hopes to store a popcorn machine in her office this summer for self-care and promises not to leave any butter on her memos or make any corny impressions. She accepts Kernels as gifts.

 

Stacey Weltman
Class of 2019
Osgoode Hall Law School
Stacey Weltman
Toronto
Stacey Weltman

Stacey Weltman, Toronto Office

Osgoode Hall Law School

Stacey excels at CandyCrush and hopes this skill is transferable to crushing it in court.

 

Lauren White
Class of 2019
Western University
Lauren White
Vancouver
Lauren White

Lauren White, Vancouver Office

Western University

As an avid yogi, Lauren hopes she will have the flexibility to take on any challenge this summer.

 

Zachary Zittell
Class of 2019
Western University
Zachary Zittell
Toronto
Zachary Zittell

Zachary Zittell, Toronto Office

Western University

After years of running the show at summer camp, Zach (and his ego) are looking forward to being knocked to the bottom of the totem pole for the foreseeable future.