Blakes Student Committee

The Student Committee at Blakes seeks to create a fulfilling student program. The committee is composed of the Director of Legal Personnel & Professional Development, associates and partners at the Firm who are all involved in creating and developing a comprehensive professional development program, recruiting, 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.

The names and contact information for the members of the Vancouver Student Committee are set out below.  If you would like to find out more about Blakes student programs, please feel free to contact any of the committee members, and they would be pleased to provide you with further information.


2021 Summer Students

Blakes is pleased to announce that the following students joined the Firm in the Vancouver office as 2021 Summer Students:

NAMELAW SCHOOL
Yasamin AbhariThompson Rivers University
Thomas BarkerDalhousie University 
Logan Bell University of Calgary
Miranda Cheng Peter A. Allard School of Law
Meghan HandDalhousie University 
Glen Harrison Queen’s University
Michael Hopton Peter A. Allard School of Law
Liz Keyes Peter A. Allard School of Law
Bryan KrolUniversity of Calgary 
Seb Lloyd Peter A. Allard School of Law
Hayley Nelles Peter A. Allard School of Law
Lyann OrdenesUniversity of Windsor
Mack ParlowUniversity of Victoria
Arina Polyachek Queen’s University
Kitty QianUniversity of Ottawa
Cassandra Sawers Peter A. Allard School of Law
Deb Trotchine Peter A. Allard School of Law

2020/2021 Articled Students

Blakes is pleased to announce that the following students will join the Firm in the Vancouver office as 2020/2021 Articled Students:

NAMELAW SCHOOL
Tessa DavisPeter A. Allard School of Law
Manroop GhumanUniversity of Windsor
Brook MaileyPeter A. Allard School of Law
Ping TomczykPeter A. Allard School of Law
Alan YuenUniversity of Western Ontario
Dirk Van OmmenPeter A. Allard School of Law
Sydney GomezPeter A. Allard School of Law
David HillierUniversity of Calgary
Conor KennellyPeter A. Allard School of Law
Joey LevesquePeter A. Allard School of Law
Don MacLeodUniversity of Victoria

2021/2022 Articled Students

Blakes is pleased to announce that the following students will join the Firm in the Vancouver office as 2021/2022 Articled Students:

NAMELAW SCHOOL
Rasheed Abouhassan  Peter A. Allard School of Law
Mitch BringelandUniversity of Calgary
Marlie Collette              Peter A. Allard School of Law
Amelia Cook                Peter A. Allard School of Law
Corey Dicker                Osgoode Hall Law School
Kai Duchnycz               Peter A. Allard School of Law
Daniel Frederiks           University of Calgary
Gabrielle Guarino         Peter A. Allard School of Law
Nick Hayer                   Peter A. Allard School of Law
Isaias Loten                 Peter A. Allard School of Law
Jenny Lu                      Peter A. Allard School of Law
Zarria McKearney         University of Western Ontario  
Jamie Oleksiew            University of Windsor
Konrad Spurek             Peter A. Allard School of Law
Nick Terry                    Peter A. Allard School of Law
Justin Tiessen              Peter A. Allard School of Law
Spencer Wilkie             Peter A. Allard School of Law
Alice Xu                       Dalhousie University
Shona Zhang                    Peter A. Allard School of Law