Leah completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in English at the University of Lethbridge and received her JD from the University of Alberta. She was elected the Class of 2019 Valedictorian and awarded the George Bligh O’Connor Silver Medal in Law for finishing second overall in her graduating class. After graduating, Leah clerked at the Court of Appeal of Alberta for the Honourable Mr. Justice Kevin Feehan.
During law school, Leah participated in competitive moots at the regional, national, and international level. She was a member of the winning Gale Cup Moot team in 2019, receiving a third-place factum prize and Dickson Medal for Top Oralist in the Finals. She went on to represent Canada in the 2019 Commonwealth Law Moot in Zambia, where her team won the competition and Leah was named Best Mooter in the Finals.
Leah also volunteered with Student Legal Services, served as an Editorial Board Member for the Alberta Law Review, and co-captained the women’s law hockey team, Swift Justice.
Leah enjoys cross-country and downhill skiing, cooking, and reading classic literature.