FUture lawyers guest speaker
Future Lawyers presents: law student takeover with Genevieve Antono (@gennieantono)! Genevieve will be hosting an instagram live (on this account, @futurelawyers_toronto ) next Tuesday April 14th from 12:00-12:30pm. Come to learn more about law school applications, life as a law student and ask any questions you may have!
Genevieve Antono is a third-year student (3L) at Harvard Law School and Co-President of the Harvard Association for Law and Business (HALB). She is also host of the HALB Leadership Podcast, which is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and other major platforms. At school, she also volunteers as a Harvard Law School Admissions Fellow and is a recipient of the American Bar Association's Women in M&A Scholarship and Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) Scholarship.
Gennie graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University in 2017 with a BA in political science. Prior to law school, she worked as a Legal & Compliance Analyst for Real Estate Private Funds at The Blackstone Group and as an SEO Fellow at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. She spent her 1L summer at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York and Hong Kong. She spent both her 1L and 2L summers at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Future Lawyers presents: law student Q&A with Sophie Zhao! Do you still have questions about law or law school?
Sophie Zhao is currently a summer fellow at Innocence Canada and studies at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law. She previously completed a Joint Honours Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Psychology at McGill University. In her spare time, Sophie enjoys reading literature, watching operas, and backpacking.
Learn more about the LSAT, the perfect candidate for law school, why Sophie chose the University of Toronto and much more!
Rebecca Barclay Nguinambaye has just completed her Law degree at the University of Toronto. She spent her last year as a Visiting Student at the University of British Columbia and will article at a full-service firm in BC.
Rebecca has spent much of her time in law school advocating for social justice starting with research on workers' rights at the Advocates for Injured Workers clinic in Toronto and including volunteering at a refugee clinic where she helped submit humanitarian and compassionate applications.
Currently, Rebecca continues to work with the Black Law Students' Associations at UofT and UBC. As an executive member for all three years, she helped implement new initiatives at both law schools to increase Black enrollment and make the program more inclusive and just.
Rebecca enjoys informally mentoring pre-law students and is always considering her next project. She recently applied for a grant to make music videos with youth in the Downtown Eastside and positively highlight the neighbourhood-- fingers crossed!