The win-lose game that Steven Harper, in “The Lawyer Bubble” suggests is so entrenched in the legal profession was not what I saw at ABA TECHSHOW.Read More »
Gillian is a Canadian citizen and permanent US resident, and obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria Law School and her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Simon Fraser University both in British Columbia. After law school, Gillian worked as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Justice John O’Keefe and the Honorable Justice Robert Mainville at the Federal Court of Canada in Ottawa. During that time, Gillian completed the Harvard Negotiation Institute’s Mediation Program. After clerking, Gillian was called to the bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 2009. Upon moving to the US, Gillian worked for Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation as a Senior Associate, Legal in the $1B commercial aftermarket business. Prior to becoming an attorney, Gillian’s experience included managing the exclusive boutique hotel, Opus Hotel in Vancouver; managing the procurement of worldwide news and financial information for an innovative financial services platform called stox.com Inc.; and during her undergrad degree, Gillian worked internationally as a Flight Attendant. She has volunteered for Crown Counsel Victim Services, the Art Gallery of British Columbia, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Vancouver, the Connecticut Legal Veterans Center, Girls, Inc., the Greater Hartford Arts Council and the American Heart Association.