Katelyn Leonard is a member of the 2018 summer student class at Cassels Brock.
Katelyn attends law school at Western University. She is currently a co-chair of the Western Law Advocacy Committee and volunteers for the Western Business Law Clinic. Katelyn has participated in several moots while at law school, and in 2017-18, she represented Western Law as an oralist in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. During her first year of law school, she won the 1L Mediation Competition and was a finalist in the 2016 Western BLG Client Consultation Competition. Katelyn also worked as a Research Assistant during her first year, focusing on issues of selectivity at the International Criminal Court.
Katelyn also has an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto, with majors in criminology and history.
Prior to attending law school, Katelyn worked for the Ontario Public Service, focusing on business and organization strategy development. Most of that time was spent with the Ministry of the Attorney General, where she worked on multi-stakeholder initiatives, leading and participating on projects and programs to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the justice sector. Katelyn also spent time working as an Organizational Transformation Consultant, supporting large-scale change in sectors such as education and natural resources. Last summer, Katelyn interned for Global Affairs Canada, at Canada’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York.