The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship

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2021 – 2022 Scholarship Recipients

Eric Andrews


Eric Andrews
Eric earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts from McMaster University, where he studied political science. While at McMaster, Eric played varsity rugby and received several awards for academic excellence. Upon graduating, he was awarded The Feliks Litkowski Memorial Prize in Political Science for outstanding academic achievement. more

Isabelle St-Hilaire


Isabelle St-Hilaire
Isabelle obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of Ottawa where she received the University Gold Medal as well as several other awards including the Governor General’s Silver Medal for highest standing in undergraduate programs. She then graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Juris Doctor earning the University Gold Medal for highest standing in the Common Law program. After articling at a national law firm specializing in intellectual property, Isabelle clerked for Chief Justice Paul Crampton of the Federal Court and then for Justice Mary Gleason of the Federal Court of Appeal. more

2020 – 2021 Scholarship Recipients

Etienne Lacombe


Étienne F. Lacombe
Étienne holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts (H.B.A.) with High Distinction from the University of Toronto, where he pursued a double major in criminology and political science. He earned his Bachelor of Civil Law (B.C.L.) and Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) at McGill University, receiving the Principal David L. Johnston Medal for highly distinguished standing and outstanding contribution to the Faculty in academic, social and community life. Throughout his time at McGill, Étienne volunteered as an advisor at a community legal information centre and with the school’s innocence project. He was a member of the McGill Law Journal’s Editorial Board and co-president of the McGill Law Squash Club. more

Brandon Chung


Brandon Chung
Brandon holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) (Sociology), Master of Arts (Sociology), and Juris Doctor, all from Queen’s University.
As an undergraduate and graduate student, Brandon focused his studies on privacy and surveillance. His graduate research considered the extent to which Ontario’s common law privacy torts were likely to provide individuals with effective protection against certain digital intrusions. Brandon excelled in both degree programs, most notably completing his Bachelor’s degree in the top 3% of all Arts students. more

2019 – 2020 Scholarship Recipients

Aaron Fritzler


Aaron Fritzler
Aaron obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Saskatchewan in 2018 and received the Law Society of Saskatchewan Gold Medal for graduating with the highest cumulative average. He was awarded numerous other academic prizes and scholarships, including The Honourable Donald Alexander McNiven Prize in Law which is presented to the student who possesses the highest proficiency as a legal scholar as demonstrated by skills in advocacy, legal writing and research. In 2016, Aaron graduated from the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Business Administration. more

Madeline Reid


Madeline Reid
Madeline Reid obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria in 2017. She received a number of awards for academic excellence in the course of her legal studies, including the Law Society of British Columbia Gold Medal for highest cumulative GPA over the three-year J.D. program. During law school, she worked as a research assistant for Professor Gerry Ferguson and volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society. more

2018 – 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Vincent-Alexandre Fournier


Vincent-Alexandre Fournier
After overcoming school dropping problems, Vincent-Alexandre Fournier joined the paralegal program at Ahuntsic College and then the LL.B. program at the University of Montreal. Vincent-Alexandre approached his legal studies with determination and resilience, and ranked 2nd in his first year, 1st in his second year and 1st of the 2016 class at the University of Montreal, obtaining the Medal of the Faculty. He also received numerous scholarships and prizes for his high academic standing. more

Michelle C. Korpan


Michelle C. Korpan
Michelle Korpan holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree with High Honours from the University of Regina and a Juris Doctor with Great Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan. Michelle was awarded the top graduating award from her college as a Bachelor of Arts student, ranked in the top one percent of her faculty, and received numerous prizes for academic achievement and community involvement. more

Robert Stellick


Robert Stellick
Robert graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2016. While at U of T he competed in the Gale Cup Moot, worked as a research assistant in the areas of corporate governance and securities law, and was a Junior Fellow at Massey College. After graduating, Robert articled at the Toronto office of Dentons Canada LLP. He then clerked at the Court of Appeal for Ontario for Justices Blair, Epstein, Miller and Huscroft. more

2017 – 2018 Scholarship Recipient

Suzanne Zaccour


Suzanne Zaccour
Suzanne Zaccour holds a law degree from McGill University (B.C.L. & LL.B.) and is finishing a Master's degree from the University of Toronto (LL.M.). Her thesis, supervised by Professor Martha Shaffer, deals with parental alienation in Quebec law. Throughout her studies, she has maintained excellent academic performance while becoming involved in student life and in her community.

2016 – 2017 Scholarship Recipients

M. Guillaume Charlebois


M. Guillaume Charlebois
Guillaume obtained his LL.B. degree from the Université de Montréal in June 2015. He received numerous academic awards, notably in public international law, in tax and commercial law, in legal history and in legal writing. During his prior studies, he had already received the Governor General's Academic Medal twice. more

Ms. Marianne Bastille-Parent


Ms. Marianne Bastille-Parent
Marianne Bastille-Parent graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Licence in Civil Law and a Bachelor's Degree in International Development and Globalization in 2016. Over the course of her undergraduate studies, Marianne maintained a high academic standing, winning a Civil Law Faculty Merit Scholarship for her academic achievements, while actively pursuing her interests outside of The standardized academic context. more

2015 – 2016 Scholarship Recipients

Sarah-Jane Nussbaum


Ms. Sarah-Jane Nussbaum
Sarah-jane received her J.D. with Great Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in June 2014. She was the recipient of numerous academic awards and scholarships, including the Law Society of Saskatchewan Gold Medal for obtaining the highest cumulative average of all University of Saskatchewan courses taken towards the J.D. degree, and the Honourable Donald Alexander McNiven Prize in Law, which is awarded to the University of Saskatchewan College of Law's graduating student showing the highest proficiency as a legal scholar. more

Lauren Witten


Lauren Witten
Lauren graduated as the Gold Medalist from the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law, in 2011. At the University of Victoria, Lauren received numerous awards for academic proficiency, including eleven course prizes for the highest individual standing. She also served as a research assistant and was a member of various student societies, including Pro Bono Students Canada. more

2014 – 2015 Scholarship Recipients

Jennifer Klinck


Ms. Jennifer Klinck
Jennifer obtained a joint B.C.L./LL.B degree from McGill University, receiving numerous academic distinctions throughout her studies and graduating second in her class. Following her studies, Jennifer clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada for the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein. more

Jerome Paradis


M. Jérôme Paradis
Jérôme holds a law degree from the Université Laval. He is currently completing a Master of Laws degree at the Université Laval in financial services law under the guidance of the Professor Raymonde Crête. more

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