Mia was born in the former Yugoslavia and raised in Toronto. Prior to law school, Mia earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Law and Society and a Master’s in Political Science from York University. In 2015, she presented her research on Canadian refugee health policy reforms at a conference at Leiden Law School in the Netherlands. Mia previously worked at a leading immigration law firm where she assisted immigrant entrepreneurs and small business groups obtain permanent residence in Canada.
During her second year at Osgoode, Mia worked in the Workers’ Rights division of Parkdale Community Legal Services (PCLS), where she handled a wide range of employment matters. Advocating for front-line and low-income workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, she collaborated with workers to generate creative and meaningful results in wrongful termination claims and wage theft cases. Mia also serves as a mentor for the Osgoode Women’s Network.
In her spare time, you’ll find Mia at a local record store, vintage shopping or biking around Toronto. Mia loves spending time with her friends and family and is perpetually seeking out hidden gem restaurants.