Kendra (she/her/hers) received a Juris Doctor (Honours) and a Bachelor of Civil Law (Honours) from McGill University. She ended her law school journey by doing an exchange semester at the University of Edinburgh, and by drafting an honours thesis about disability rights and Canadian tort law. Kendra is keenly interested in tort law (personal injury and medical malpractice), family law, and estates law.
Before law school, she completed a Bachelor of Arts (English and French) at Université de Moncton. Then, she completed a Master of Arts (English Language and Literature) at Carleton University. Kendra is a queer aspiring lawyer and hopes to serve the queer community in her legal career.
Kendra is from Petit-de-Grat, a tiny French Acadian fishing town in rural Cape Breton. Outside of the office, Kendra enjoys playing video games, doing pottery, and crocheting. Otherwise, you can find her shredding the electric guitar or playing sad country music on her banjo.
Emma holds a Bachelor of Civil Law and Juris Doctor from McGill University’s Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, she completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science from the University of British Columbia. She’s originally from Alberta and spent several years representing Canada in the sport of biathlon before attending university.
While at McGill, Emma followed her curiosity and took classes in everything from sport law to federalism to mediation to access to justice. She was 3L class co-president, competed in the Canadian National Negotiation Competition, and was recognized for her extracurricular involvement. She was also engaged with the Montreal community through the Legal Information Clinic at McGill, first as a volunteer and then as a Director in her third year of studies. She finished her degrees while on exchange at SciencesPo in Paris, France.
If you’re looking for Emma outside of the office, chances are you’ll find her exploring Gatineau Park while running, skiing, or riding her bike. She’s an avid reader and an ice cream enthusiast.
Nicholas holds a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University and earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts with High Distinctions from the University of Toronto, St. George Campus.
During law school, Nicholas completed the International Public Law Program at the Bader International Study Centre and was selected as a legal intern for the Canadian Red Cross’ Global Relations and Humanitarian Diplomacy Unit. Throughout all three years, Nicholas was heavily involved with the Queen’s Law Journal in different capacities, including roles as an Associate Editor and Co-Managing Editor of the Canadian Guide to Legal Style. He also dedicated time to volunteering for Pro Bono Students Canada.
In his downtime time, Nicholas can be found watching soccer and basketball, going to concerts, travelling around Europe, and drinking many cups of coffee.
Nicholas is trilingual and is happy to communicate in English, French, and Serbo-Croatian.
Sophie completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of Toronto in Social Equity, Women and Gender Studies and minor in philosophy. She obtained her JD at the University of Windsor in 2023. Sophie has a specific interest in disability-based advocacy.
She joined Nelligan Law in Summer of 2022 and is currently completing her articles.
In addition, Sophie recently got her W-Set 2 wine certification and has a love for natural and biodynamic wines. She loves to travel, food, wine, art, and the occasional dance party. As an ex-figure skater, she enjoys staying active in the gym and going for hikes. She relaxes by getting cuddles from her cat while watching tv with a glass of wine.