The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship


Scholarship Recipients 2006 through 2013


2013 – 2014 Scholarship Recipients

Bruno Gélinas-Faucher

Mr. Bruno Gélinas-Faucher
Bruno graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Licence in Civil Law (summa cum laude) and a Bachelor of Social Science (summa cum laude) in 2012. He is currently completing his common law (J.D.) at the same institution. more

Madeleine Carter

Ms. Madeleine Carter
Maddy holds a law degree from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, located in her hometown of Halifax. She has been a member of the Ontario bar since 2011, having articled at a leading national firm before moving her practice to a niche firm in Toronto. more

2012 – 2013 Scholarship Recipients

Jean-Philippe Mathieu

Mr. Jean-Philippe Mathieu
Jean-Philippe has completed his undergraduate degree in civil law (LL.B.) at Université de Montréal and his degree in common law (J.D.) at Osgoode Hall Law School. Jean-Philippe thus has a bilingual and bijuridical education. During his academic years, he earned several awards including . ....... more

Guillaume Laganière

Mr. Guillaume Laganière
Guillaume obtained his LL.B. degree from the University of Montreal, graduating at the top of his class, and receiving more than ten awards for academic excellence, including the Professors' Award and the Faculty Medal for the highest standing in the LL.B. program. more

2011 – 2012 Scholarship Recipients

Leigh Hudson

Ms. Leigh Hudson
Leigh obtained her J.D. at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and was awarded the University Medal in Law for graduating at the top of her class. She earned a full scholarship to law school from the Law Foundation of Nova Scotia, and obtained prizes in both public and private law subjects. Leigh articled as a clerk at the Federal Court of Canada, and was called to the Ontario bar in June 2011. ....... more

Pierre-Alexandre Henri

Mr. Pierre-Alexandre Henri
Pierre-Alexandre graduated from the University of Ottawa with an LL.L. (summa cum laude) and an LL.B. (summa cum laude) in 2009 and 2010, respectively. He received a number of awards for academic excellence, including the University Gold Medal for the highest standing in the LL.L. program. In 2010-2011 Pierre-Alexandre served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mr. Justice Marc Noël of the Federal Court of Appeal. He has been a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since June 2011. more

2010 – 2011 Scholarship Recipients

Joseph W. Richards

Mr. Joseph W. Richards II
In 2009, Joseph Richards graduated magna cum laude from the National Programme at the University of Ottawa, obtaining degrees in Civil and Common Law over a four-year period. Finishing with the highest overall standing in his class, he received the Right Honourable Brian Dickson Award, along with the Michel W. Drapeau Award for leadership and academic success and the Torts prize. ....... more

Amy Ohler

Ms. Amy Ohler
A proud native of Windsor, Ontario, Amy received her law degree from the University of Windsor in 2008, graduating at the top of her class. Amy completed two articling terms as a judicial law clerk, first at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, followed by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice - Central West Region. She will be called to the bar in June 2010. ....... more

2009 – 2010 Scholarship Recipients

Emmanuel Goulet

Mr. Emmanuel Goulet
Emmanuel received his law degree with great distinction and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke in 2008. He was awarded, on the recommendation of a committee chaired by the Secretary of the Faculty of Law and after consultation with the teaching staff, the Albert-Leblanc Medal ....... more

Christopher Montes

Mr. Christopher Montes
Christopher completed his LL.B. at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he was awarded the silver medal as well as ten other prizes, distinctions and scholarships. While studying at Osgoode, he participated in a number of moots, including the Jessup Moot, and served as a Dean's Fellow in constitutional
law ....... more

2008 – 2009 Scholarship Recipients

Marie-France Fortin

Ms. Marie-France Fortin
Marie-France received a degree in law with recognition for participation in the international education program from the University of Laval in 2006. Ranked first in her year on the Dean's Honour Role, she was awarded the Bar of Quebec Scholarship. Marie-France also received ten other awards and distinctions in the course of her law studies..... more

Helene Mayrand

Ms. Hélène Mayrand
Hélène received an LL.B. with great distinction from the Universiteacute; de Sherbrooke. She articled at the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada as a law clerk to the Honourable Justice Marc Nadon and was recently called to the Barreau du Québec in 2008....... more

2007 – 2008 Scholarship Recipients

Miriam Cohen

Ms. Miriam Cohen
Miriam has completed her LLB at Université de Montréal in 2006 amongst the top of her class and having received several awards. While at Université de Montréal, Miriam took part in the editorial board of the Quebec Journal of International Law, the academic organ of the Quebec International Law Society. At the journal, she was in charge of reviewing legal texts for a variety of authors from many different countries. She was also a mentor for first year law students. ..... more

Ms. Kate Glover
Kate was born and raised in Beamsville, Ontario, in the heart of Ontario's wine country. In 2003, she earned a B.A. in Philosophy from McGill University, graduating with Great Distinction. Three years later, she obtained her LL.B. from Dalhousie University, graduating with more than a dozen awards to her name. Kate is currently an articled clerk at Ogilvy Renault LLP and will be called to the Bar of Ontario in June 2007. ..... more

2006 – 2007 Scholarship Recipients

Mr. Mark Heerema

Mr. Mark Heerema
Mark completed his undergraduate studies at Augustana University College and La'Universidad de Oriente, and in 2001 he received a B.A. in psychology, graduating with great distinction. Mark went on to study law at Dalhousie law school and in 2005 graduated with his LL.B., receiving various academic awards. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and completed his articling requirements with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto, Ontario. ... more

Ms. Heather Watts

Ms. Heather R. Watts
Heather received her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in June 2000 from Wilfrid Laurier University with a major in English and a minor in Development and International Studies. Heather went on to study in the English Common Law program at the University of Ottawa, graduating magna cum laude in 2005, having received several academic awards during her studies. Heather spent her articling year as law clerk to Mr. Justice Mosley at the Federal Court of Canada and was called to the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2006. ... more

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