Derek Cannon has been working with the Queen’s University Faculty of Law since October 2014. He is the administrative support for the Queen’s Business Law, Elder Law, and Family Law clinics. He attended St. Lawrence College from September 2009 to May 2012 and received an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration – Human Resources. Derek’s decision to pursue a career in the administration field came after a tour in Afghanistan.
Morgan Jarvis is an associate in Gowlings’ Ottawa office working in the business law group. His practice is focused on the technology and transportation industries. Morgan has an academic background in the biomedical sciences. After law school, he worked as vice-president of marketing and innovation strategy for a Canadian technology company.
Robert E. Milnes has retired as a partner and more recently as Counsel in the Toronto office of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, after practicing for 45 years as a corporate lawyer with a general corporate-commercial practice involving a wide range of legal problems for public and private corporations, including mergers and acquisitions and foreign trade issues. He is a former Chair of both the Ontario and National Business Law Sections of the Canadian Bar Association.
While Claire was at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, she worked for a few small local businesses that were just getting off the ground. These business owners inspired her interest in entrepreneurship, and now she aims to help people connect their good ideas with other members of the community by turning those ideas into businesses.
Since coming to Queen’s Law, Claire has worked on projects involving not-for-profit organizations, corporate governance issues, and shareholder agreements. Over the summer, she worked at an organization that provides access to justice through educational initiatives and clinics. She says that the Queen’s Business Law Clinic a good way to merge her interest in business law with her desire to help people access the legal system.
I am a current 2L student with a growing interest in business law, with a particular interest in business structures. I completed my undergraduate degree in philosophy at the University of Toronto with a focus on applied ethics. In my spare time, I enjoy playing rugby with the Queen’s Law Tortfeasers Club, as well as cooking the perfect curry
Grant is currently enrolled in the final year of his JD/Master of Industrial Relations program. Before attending Queen’s, he graduated with a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies – Human Resource Management (Honors Specialization) from Western University. While at law school, Grant has deepened his knowledge of labour and employment issues affecting workplaces. He is now seeking to expand that knowledge to include general business issues and their appropriate legal solutions.