Samantha Peters, JD ’16, is a proud alumna who lives law differently.
Samantha has joined the Faculty of Law on a part-time basis for the 2020-2021 academic year as the Black Legal Mentor-in-Residence. In this role, Samantha will provide one-on-one and group academic and career mentorship to Black law students, and will provide expertise in the development of supportive programming and anti-racism initiatives.
Congratulations to University of Ottawa Common Law alumna Annamie Paul, LLB ’95, who became the leader of the Green Party of Canada on October 3rd, 2020. She is the first Black person and first Jewish woman to be elected as the head of a national political party in Canadian history.
The 2020 Fall Term is upon us at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section. A number of changes, not all of them COVID-19 related, have taken place at the Law School since the Spring. Here is a brief look of what we tackled during COVID-19 but also an overview of notable announcements and appointments:
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, alumni Anna Keller, LLB ’09, Chase Irwin, LLB ’10 and Jamison Young, LLB ’07, have been named recipients of the Ottawa Business Journal Forty Under 40 awards for 2020. A joint initiative of the Ottawa Board of Trade and the Ottawa Business Journal, the annual Forty Under 40 awards recognize rising business leaders under the age of 40 in the National Capital Region.