This week Katya is joined by Keith Driscoll! Mr. Driscoll is an Attorney at Confidant Consult PLLC. Mr. Driscoll advises clients in a wide range of intellectual property (IP) matters, including the procurement and enforcement of IP.

In 2013, Mr. Driscoll began working as a law clerk, where he worked full time and attended evening law school. As a clerk, and under the mentorship and supervision of Attorneys recognized by Chambers USA and listed as some of America’s Best Attorneys, Mr. Driscoll become proficient in the procurement of IP, supported the enforcement of IP, and conducted legal research. More specifically…


This week Katya is joined by Troy Harris! Professor Harris is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law and an expert in international arbitration and construction law.

Professor Harris practiced with the Atlanta office of King & Spalding for over ten years. He previously taught at Cornell Law School, Emory Law School, and the College of Management of the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Professor Harris joined the Detroit Mercy Law faculty in 2010. He served as Interm Dean of the law school during the 2013–2014 academic year. Professor Harris is a Fellow of…


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What school are you at and what year are you in?

I am a 1L Dual JD student at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law and University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law!

What was your background prior to entering law school?

Before law school, I was a University of Toronto student completing an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Digital Enterprise Management. My degree taught traditional business models. However, there was a direct focus on digital enterprises and learning how to efficiently integrate technology into business practices. In addition, I worked part-time as a lifeguard, swim instructor and aquafit instructor.

What is your favourite part about your law school?

Coming from a highly intensive and competitive program during my undergrad, my favourite part about studying at Windsor Law…


What school are you at and what year are you in?

I am at Western University’s Faculty of Law. I just finished my first year and will be a 2L in the fall!

What was your background prior to entering law school?

Prior to law school, I worked in retail for about 5 years, and retail banking for 3 years. I was also a Residence Don. I completed my Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto, majoring in Political Science and English.

What is your favourite part about your law school?

My favourite part of law school is meeting people with different backgrounds. I find class discussions very engaging due to the diverse perspectives that my peers have.

What do you hope to accomplish with your J.D.?

With my J.D. I hope to accomplish a career in…


What school are you at and what year are you in?

I am a first-year law student in the Dual JD program offered between the University of Windsor and University of Detroit Mercy!

What was your background prior to entering law school?

Prior to law school, my educational background was in Criminal Justice and Public Policy. My educational interests were primarily in law, but I also had a major interest in sports. I played professional soccer in Italy and played for the Guelph Gryphons Varsity Soccer Team throughout my undergraduate degree.

What is your favourite part about your law school?

My favourite part about my law school is the community. It’s often hard to find a great group of friends while schooling is online, but Windsor has made the…


What school are you at and what year are you in?

I am a first year student at Ryerson University’s Faculty of Law!

What was your background prior to entering law school?

Prior to law school, I pursued a Bachelor of Science in Business Management at King’s College London in the UK and worked a couple summers at CIBC in the IT Capital Markets department.

What is your favourite part about your law school?

My favourite part about Ryerson Law is that they’re trying to create a new kind of lawyer; one that is tech-savvy and thinks outside of the box!

What do you hope to accomplish with your J.D.?

With my JD, I hope to question the status quo at Big Law firms and hopefully move the dial when it comes to equal opportunity for women, especially…


What school are you at and what year are you in?

I am a first-year student in the Dual JD program at the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy, so I will graduate in 2023 with one Canadian law degree and one American!

What was your background prior to entering law school?

I graduated from the University of Toronto in 2019 with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Criminology and Sociolegal Studies. After graduating, I worked at the United Nations Refugee Agency in Toronto before attending law school in 2020.

What is your favourite part about your law school?

I chose to attend the Dual JD program because it opens up many options for a career both in Canada and the U.S. Growing…


What school are you at and what year are you in?

I attend Lakehead University Bora Laskin Faculty of Law in Thunder Bay, Ontario and I am currently a 2L student.

What was your background prior to entering law school?

Prior to entering the world of law, I completed an Honours BA at Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in Social Work and Criminology.

What is your favourite part about your law school?

There are several things I love about Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, however, to keep things brief I will only share three:

(1) The Integrated Practice Curriculum (“IPC”)

Bora Laskin was the first law school in Canada to have this interactive curriculum, allowing students to gain hands-on experience. By the end of my first semester of law school, I had already written…

Joey Galinsky

3L JD Candidate — University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

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