Birdsell Grant LLP Welcomes Two Summer Students

The lawyers and staff at Birdsell Grant LLP would like to welcome Carolyn Lambert and Michael Long to the firm. Carolyn and Michael are both second year law students, who will be assisting at the firm throughout the summer of 2013. Carolyn and Michael’s energy and enthusiasm are already much appreciated. Further details about Carolyn and Michael can be found below.

Michael Long BBA, B.A. (Hons., 2011), J.D. (2014 anticipated)

Michael is originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 2011, he graduated from the University of Winnipeg where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in economics and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He was awarded the Silver Medal. Michael recently completed his second year of law school at the University of Alberta.

Before joining Birdsell Grant LLP as a summer student, Michael previously worked as a summer student at Manitoba Hydro in the Credit Risk Management department. Most recently, Michael has volunteered as an English teacher in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

During law school, Michael has volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada, Student Legal Services, and the Legal Education and Reform Project. In his spare time, Michael enjoys long-distance running and playing squash.

Carolyn Lambert, B. Sc. (2011, First Class Honors), J.D. Candidate 2014

Carolyn earned an honors degree in mathematics at the University of Alberta before studying law at the University of Toronto. During law school she has been active in several student groups, including serving on the executive of the International Law Society, the Tax Law Society, and the Technology and Intellectual Property Group (TIP Group), as well as co-chairing the TIP Group annual conference. She is also an articles editor for the Year-in-Review, a project of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, and has competed in the Cassels Brock Cup moot.

Carolyn authored a paper titled “Are Damages for Infringement of Copyright in Buildings Governed by the Principles in General Tire?” which has been published in the Canadian Intellectual Property Review.

Carolyn is very active in sports and music activities. She is a varsity athlete on the University of Toronto fencing team, and enjoys competing in a variety of other sports, including soccer, speed skating, and running. She also sings in a choir and plays piano in her spare time.

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