Lauren has a broad litigation practice focusing on constitutional, Indigenous, and immigration law.

Lauren attended Osgoode Hall Law School where she participated in the Immigration and Refugee intensive that included a practicum at the Federal Court of Canada. Lauren was also a member of the Osgoode team that came third overall at the bilingual Laskin Moot in 2020. In 2019, Lauren received the Osgoode Hall Law School Upper Year Award of Excellence for academic achievement.

In 2020-2021, Lauren was a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Ann Marie McDonald at the Federal Court of Canada. As a law clerk at the Federal Court, Lauren had the opportunity to work on a wide variety of cases including Class Actions, Intellectual Property, Indigenous Law, and Immigration Law.

Lauren has represented clients at the BC Supreme Court, BC Provincial Court, and in BC Human Rights Tribunal matters. Lauren is passionate about access to justice issues and advocating for clients. In her undergraduate degree, Lauren worked as a research assistant for the First Nations and Indigenous Studies and specialized in Black history during the Reconstruction Era. As a result, Lauren understands how the law can impact marginalized communities.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch

Practice Areas

Year of Call

  • British Columbia, 2021
  • Ontario, 2021

Education

  • JD, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, 2020
  • BA (Hons), University of British Columbia, 2016