Cecile McKenzie is a member of the 2019 summer student class at Cassels Brock.
Cecile is a J.D. candidate at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. She is an active member of the student community. She received the Dean’s Leadership Award in 2018 for her contributions to the law school community. She volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, the Toronto Duty Counsel Assistance Program, and the David Asper Centre. She is also an executive member of the Black Law Students Association and a J.D. Ambassador.
Cecile completed a Masters degree in Criminology & Sociolegal studies at the University of Toronto in 2016. Prior to this, Cecile graduated from the University of Guelph with an honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice & Public Policy and a minor in Family Relations and Human Development. She worked as a research assistant, a border services officer and a support assistant during her undergraduate degree.
In her spare time, Cecile enjoys exercising and listening to podcasts. Her favourite podcasts include This American Life, Revisionist History and Hidden Brain. She also enjoys travelling, and will be studying at the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies in London, UK during the Fall 2019 semester.