Alumni Success

TRU Law now has 345 alumni from its first four graduating classes. Our graduates are entering the legal profession in a wide range of jobs across both small and large firms and in rural and urban settings, in a variety of jobs across public and private practice, government, corporations and public interest organizations. Our alumni also stay engaged with TRU Law in numerous ways. The stories below feature TRU Law alumni.

TRU Law alum: From Singapore to Ottawa

   Friday, February 16 2018

Sam Tecle completed an international exchange in his last semester and began a prestigious federal clerkship position after his graduation.

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Grande Prairie Pride sidewalk

Proud to be a TRU Law alum

   Friday, July 28 2017

JC Rees (TRU Law '14) practices law in the small northern Alberta city of Grande Prairie. She is also president of the local Pride Society.

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2017 TRU Law Career Fair

Career fair informative for law students

   Monday, March 6 2017

TRU Law's second annual career fair drew over a hundred students and 17 prospective employers.

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Kamloops TRU Law alumni event

TRU Law connects Kamloops alumni

   Tuesday, February 28 2017

Young lawyers in the Kamloops area gathered for the first-ever Kamloops TRU Law alumni event.

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Nawel Izard

Law grad on CBC’s The Current: Court scheduling app

   Wednesday, February 8 2017

Nawel Izard (JD 2016), spoke on the national radio program about Summons, an app she developed with classmates that addresses court delays.

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Nikta Shirazian, JD 2016

Law alum co-published with prof in Oxford journal

   Thursday, January 19 2017

Nikta Shirazian, JD 2016, and Associate Prof. Chris Hunt, have published her supervised research from a directed studies course last year.

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Kim Jensen, JD 2016

Law grad articling at think tank

   Monday, January 9 2017

Kim Jensen, JD 2016, is articling at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario.

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Kelly Melnyk Lumby firm

Rural town first choice for articling student

   Friday, September 30 2016

TRU Law grad (2016) Kelly Melnyk is loving her articling experience in the small, rural community of Lumby, BC.

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Jon Heshka and James Gill

Profs, grads connect at first-ever law alumni events

   Tuesday, September 27 2016

About 25 TRU Law alumni from the first three graduating classes gathered in Vancouver to connect at an alumni event.

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Interior BC On Campus Interviews, Sept 12, 2016

Law alum gold medalist interviews students

   Tuesday, September 13 2016

Taylor-Marie Young, the top graduating student from the first TRU Law class of 2014, interviewed students for her firm at an on-campus interview session.

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