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Articling Student


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Law School

University of Victoria

Joannie was born in Taiwan and immigrated to Canada when she was three. Before law school, Joannie obtained a B.A. (Hons.) in International Relations and Contemporary Asian Studies from the University of Toronto.

As a law student, Joannie served as Co-President of the UVic Pan-Asian Law Society and as the Equity and Diversity Student Representative. She also volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada, competed in the Harold G. Fox Moot, and served on the Editorial Board of UVic’s Appeal journal. During her studies, she worked as a research assistant for various law professors. In recognition of her community service, Joannie received the F. Murray Fraser Award. Before joining McCarthy Tétrault, she worked as a co-op student at the Department of Justice (Vancouver) in the Aboriginal Law Section and also as a Review Officer Intern at WorkSafeBC. After articling at McCarthy Tétrault, Joannie will clerk at the British Columbia Supreme Court.

Outside the office, Joannie enjoys cooking various Taiwanese dishes and training her cats, Mango and Yo-yo, how to do tricks. She also serves on FACL BC’s Membership Committee and is a co-host of FACL BC’s podcast.