Toronto Student Committee

The Blakes Student Committee seeks to create and develop a fulfilling student program. It is comprised of both associates and partners at the Firm who are involved in creating and developing a comprehensive professional development program, planning and executing social events, and fostering a culture of learning. The Student Committee also acts as a resource for students if they have any concerns or issues. Kari Abrams is the Director, Associates, Student Programs & Benefits Employment Counsel. In this role, she is responsible for all aspects of the summer student and articling student programs, including the recruitment, supervision and professional development of summer students and articling students, as well as liaising with law schools. Kari is also an active member of several internal Firm committees, including the Student Committee, the Legal Personnel Committee, the Equity & Diversity Committee and the Pro Bono Committee. Prior to joining Blakes, Kari was a partner in the labour and employment department in the Toronto office of a national law firm where she was also actively involved in the student program as a member of the student committee. Below is a list of the Student Committee members:


2018-2019 Articling Students

NAME LAW SCHOOL
Jory Binder Osgoode
Maggie Carmichael Queen’s
Jennifer Cherniak Western
Psalm Cheung Osgoode
Anna Christiansen Toronto
Samantha Currie Osgoode
Jessie Dewdney Osgoode
Conor Gordon Windsor
Shahrouz Hafez Osgoode
Justin Khorana Toronto
Evan Kirsh Windsor
Charlotte Knutson Western
Brooke Longhurst Toronto
Reema Mahbubani Windsor
Alex Mieszkalski Ottawa
Theodore Milosevic Toronto
Alyssa Moses Queen’s
Brendan Robertson Queen’s
Caroline Sanders Osgoode
Naiara Toker McGill
Jeremy Ungerman-Sears Toronto
Dana Vanthof McGill
Hilary Zarnett Toronto
Ronald Zveiris Toronto

 2018 First Year Summer Students

NAME LAW SCHOOL
Ayah Al-sharari Osgoode
Sayjon Ariyarathnam Osgoode
Beverly Cheung Osgoode
Stephanie Da Silva Dalhousie
Alistair Pimlott Toronto
Shruti Ramesh Osgoode
Julia Tory Toronto
Rebecca Wieschkowski Dalhousie

2018 Second Year Summer Students

NAME LAW SCHOOL
Amir Aboguddah Toronto
Sukaina Afzal Western
Connor Anear Saskatchewan
Muhammad Ansab Toronto
Natalie Cammarasana Osgoode
Dylan Churchill Toronto
Jennifer  Crawford Toronto
Katelin Everson Toronto
Joshua Favel Toronto
Iqwinder Gaheer Harvard
Sean Grassie Ottawa
Rebecca Hastings Toronto
Carly Hicks Toronto
Kyle Jackson Toronto
Katherine Jones Dalhousie
Maia Jorgensen Osgoode
Alysha Li Osgoode
Becky Lockert Toronto
Jeannie Pau Toronto
Karishma Prasanna Toronto
Daniel Quainoo Osgoode
Laura Robinson Windsor
Cullen Schreiter Ottawa
Gregory Sheppard Mcgill
Ikho Shin Windsor
Iain Sneddon Western
Patrick Sobchak Toronto
Lindsay Stitt Osgoode
Demi Toneguzzo Osgoode
Victoria Turner Western
Robert Van de Mark Osgoode
Victoria Wicks UBC
Caitlin Woodford Queen’s
Gabrielle Wright Osgoode
Diane Wu Queen’s