Taschina Ashmeade is a 2017-2018 articling student at Cassels Brock. She first joined the firm as a summer student in 2016.
Taschina graduated from the J.D. program at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. In law school, Taschina was actively involved in the Dalhousie community. She was committed to enriching student life as the Vice-President of Finance for the Dalhousie Law Students’ Society and Chair of the Dalhousie Black Law Students’ Association. In the fall of 2016, Taschina studied European law at Lund University in Sweden.
Taschina joins Cassels Brock with ten years of experience in the financial industry. Her most recent role was in retail branch banking as an Assistant Branch Manager. While at Bank of Montreal, Taschina received the Best of the Best designation for leading a non-performing branch to the top quartile in less than a year. Taschina is certified by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada as a Branch Compliance Officer and Mutual Funds Sales Representative. She is also an accredited lender in personal and commercial lending through Bank of Montreal.
Taschina graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in English from the University of Toronto.
Taschina enjoys modern forms of fitness including Olympic lifting, yoga and aerial silks. She is also fascinated with proper etiquette and received formal training.