Shannon Leo is the Director of Practice Excellence - Associate and Student Programs, at Cassels Brock. In this role, she has the pleasure of recruiting, training and reviewing the performance of associates and students. Shannon is involved with coaching associates and students on performance, practice management and risk management and identifying and developing training and development opportunities for them.
Since being called to the bar in 2004, Shannon has spent the majority of her career assisting lawyers and law students with their professional and career development. Before joining Cassels Brock, she managed the student program for another large law firm for five years and was the Director of Career Services at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law from 2006 to 2010.
Shannon completed a Master’s degree in counselling psychology at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto and currently completing her professional coaching certification through CTI.
Shannon has been involved with the National Association of Legal Professionals (NALP) since 2005 and was recently appointed as the Eastern Employer Representative for the Canadian Section’s On-Campus Interview Advisory Group.