Professional Background

Matthew completed his Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 2017. Prior to attending law school, Matthew earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English Literature from McGill University.

While at law school, Matthew worked for Pro Bono Ontario, a charitable organization providing legal assistance to self-represented individuals in civil litigation, helping to establish and run their employment law division. He also carried files in the Housing Division at Downtown Legal Services, the University of Toronto’s student legal aid clinic, and was able to negotiate the successful resolution of several sensitive eviction files. Finally, and further building on his dispute resolution skills, Matthew was a participant in the 2016 Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Law Moot in Kingston, Ontario.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, 2017
  • Bachelor of Arts, Joint Honours, Political Science and English Literature, 2013