Personal Injury

McLeish Orlando LLP adds three associates

Critical injury law firm McLeish Orlando LLP has added three new associates from its group of articling students.

Lindsay Charles graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in political science from McMaster University and a J.D. from the joint Canadian and American program at the University Of Windsor, Faculty of Law and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

A passionate competitor, prior to law school she was the captain of the McMaster varsity swim team at the provincial and national championships.

While studying law she volunteered with Community Legal Aid and with Judge David Allen at the Third Circuit Court of Wayne County.

Ian Perry received an Honours Bachelor of Arts (with distinction) in criminology and policy studies from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and his law degree at Osgoode Hall Law School where he earned a Dean’s Gold Key Award for his outstanding contribution and leadership.

While at law school, Perry volunteered for the Association in Defence for the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC), the Rexdale Legal Clinic, and Pro Bono Students of Canada’s Family Law Project.

He also served as president for the Osgoode Mooting Society and finished first in the 2013 Gale Cup - Canada’s premiere national mooting competition. He went on to represent Canada at the 2013 Commonwealth Moot held in Cape Town, South Africa.

Petrina Wallebeck received a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Calgary in 2008, and her law degree from the University of Ottawa in 2013 where she also received the Beament Green Prize in Trial Advocacy, the Rita Marguerite Houle Prize for the highest standing in the course “Art de la plaidoirie,” as well as the Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP prize for having achieved the highest standing in the Trial Advocacy Course.

Also while in law school, she represented the University of Ottawa at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s Advocacy Competition, the OTLA Cup.

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