The student team at Whitelaw Twining is motivated and dynamic. Meet these talented professionals as they take early steps in their legal careers.
Our articled students are part of our summer student program.
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Gavin completed law school at the University of Calgary in April 2018, and has been working at the firm since June 2018. He enjoys the collaborative atmosphere at Whitelaw Twining, and is happy to be joining as an associate upon finishing his articles. Gavin is grateful for all of the practical experience that the firm has provided him with. Throughout his articles, Gavin has had the opportunity to run his own files, attend settlement conferences, examinations for discovery, mediations, and has appeared in court for the purpose of speaking to a number of applications. Gavin was also brought on to assist with the preparation for two separate trials. In his spare time, Gavin enjoys snowboarding, skiing, and going on outdoor adventures with his dog
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Shannon is an articling student at Whitelaw Twining and a 2019 graduate of the University of Calgary law school. While in law school, Shannon was actively involved in student and academic life, participating in everything from rugby and basketball to student council and Pro Bono Students Canada.
Shannon previously summered with the firm and found that the collaborative, team oriented and hands on approach of Whitelaw Twining was the perfect environment for him to advance his legal career. As Shannon continues his articles, he is most excited about running his own files and advocating for his clients.
In his spare time, Shannon enjoys playing basketball and cooking and he is always looking for the best restaurants in town. If you ever have questions about the firm or law school in general, Shannon will always make the time to talk or meet for a coffee.
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Madeline is an articling student at Whitelaw Twining. She graduated from Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in 2019. While attending law school, Madeline received the Bereksin & Parr Prize for Intellectual Property Law (awarded to the student with the top mark in Intellectual Property Law; the Professor Ronald St. John Macdonald Prize (awarded to the student with the top mark in International Law); and the Alistair Fraser Award in Immigration Law 2 (awarded to the student with top mark in Immigration Law). Madeline was a also a proud member of the Jessup moot team.
Madeline previously summered with the firm. She enjoys the lively atmosphere and the many social events Whitelaw Twining offers. As Madeline continues her articles, she is most excited about court room advocacy.
In Madeline’s spare time, she enjoys cooking Italian food, taking care of her dogs and backyard chickens, and watching sci-fi films. If you ever have questions about the firm or law school in general, Madeline will always make the time to for a chat.
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Rea is an articling student at Whitelaw Twining. She graduated from Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in 2019. While in law school, Rea had the opportunity to work as a Judicial Intern at the Provincial Court of British Columbia and gain insight from the judiciary. Rea’s familiarity with our court system is largely attributable to her experiences, as Rea also worked at the Provincial Court of British Columbia throughout law school and prior to law school.
Rea previously summered with the firm and found its supportive and collaborative environment instrumental in her professional growth. As Rea continues with her articles, she is most excited about running her own files, appearing in court, and attending settlement conferences, mediations, and examinations for discovery.
In her spare time, Rea enjoys spending time with her loved ones and going on hiking and camping adventures.
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Lindsay obtained her Juris Doctor from Thompson Rivers University in 2019 and joins us at Whitelaw Twining as an articled student. Prior to attending law school, Lindsay graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from McGill University. While in law school, Lindsay participated in a semester exchange to Hong Kong and worked as a student editor for the Canadian Journal of Contemporary and Comparative Law. Lindsay graduated on the Dean’s List (awarded to the top 10% of students in each year) and received the Dean’s Course Prize in Evidence Law (awarded to the student with the top mark in Evidence Law).
Lindsay previously summered with the firm and had the opportunity to attend examinations for discovery, mediations and assist on several trials. She is excited to continue gaining practical experience at WT and learning from her mentors.
In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys biking around Vancouver, skiing at Whistler and making fresh pasta.
We’re always looking for like-minded students to join our team. Please email your resume to: