Nikolas De Stefano
Nikolas joined IMK in summer of 2018 as a law student. He is currently studying law at McGill University where he also worked as a research assistant researching issues regarding the reformed Code of Civil Procedure and represented students accused of academic and disciplinary offences through the Student Advocacy program.
He would like to be involved in a number of commercial and constitutional files.
Nikolas will be completing a clerkship at the Supreme Court of Canada for Justice Rosalie Abella for the 2020-2021 year.
Marie-Hélène joined IMK in 2019 as a law student. She is studying at McGill University, where she works as a research and teaching assistant for different professors, both in public and private law. Throughout her studies, Marie-Hélène has worked for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association, volunteered with the Mobile Legal Clinic and participated in the Laskin Moot Competition.
Marie-Hélène wishes to be involved in a variety of files, and has a particular interest in class actions, civil liberties and administrative law.
Étienne joined IMK in 2018 as a student. While in law school at the University of Montreal, he acted as a mentor and coordinated the mentoring program. He was also an intern at Éducaloi, a charity providing legal information in plain language. He also worked as a student clerk to the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer at the Court of Appeal. Throughout his studies, he was awarded many awards and distinctions.
In the fall 2019, Étienne will begin a master’s degree (MJur) at the University of Oxford, in the United Kingdom. Afterwards, he will be completing a clerkship at the Supreme Court of Canada for the Honourable Malcolm Rowe for the 2020-2021 year.
Vanessa joined IMK in 2018 as a law student. During her legal studies, Vanessa cumulated research contracts in public law. Holder of a Bachelor in Law and a Juris Doctor, she confirmed her interest for litigation when participating in the Charles-Rousseau moot competition where she was awarded the Jacques-Yvan Morin prize for best pleader. Passionate about politics, Vanessa was selected to represent the federal riding of Outremont at Parliament during the 2019 edition of the Daughter of the Vote program. She will begin a clerkship at the Quebec Court of Appeal in June 2019.
Vanessa wishes to be involved in a variety of files, notably in constitutional law, civil liberties, labour law, and administrative law.
Laurence joined IMK in 2020 as a law student. She is currently completing her bachelor’s degree at McGill University. During her studies, she acted as a volunteer with the COCQ-SIDA Legal Clinic and editor-in-chief for the Contours Journal – which offers a written and artistic exploration of the intersection of women and non-binary people and the law. Laurence also completed an internship with the External Legal Teams of the International Criminal Court in the fall of 2020.
Laurence wishes to be involved in a variety of files. Class actions, constitutional law, civil liberties and employment law are of particular interest to her.