Beth Burnstein is a member of the 2019 summer student class at Cassels Brock.
Beth is a J.D. candidate at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law. She is an active member of the Queen’s Law student community, having served as Club President for Queen’s Women and Law and Queen’s Labour and Employment Law Club. Beth also acted as a volunteer caseworker for the Queen’s Family Law Clinic and she is an academic tutor for first-year law students.
Beth graduated from McGill University with a first-class honours degree in International Development Studies. While at McGill, Beth participated in an exchange semester in East Africa, and after graduating, she worked with a McGill economics professor in rural Kenya. In Kenya, Beth helped investigate the effectiveness of legal aid as a poverty alleviating initiative. Beth maintains her interest in international legal issues and is excited to spend the upcoming semester on exchange at Université Jean Moulin in Lyon.
In her spare time, Beth enjoys exploring Toronto neighbourhoods, trying new restaurants, and listening to podcasts. Beth’s greatest passion is for travelling, having backpacked throughout Africa, Asia, and Oceania prior to starting law school.