Hilary Smith earned her JD from Queen’s University in 2018. At law school, Hilary was awarded prizes in Environmental Protection Law and Legal Research and Writing. She also held the position of Faculty Board Representative with the Law Students’ Society council and volunteered with the Queen’s Law Journal. Hilary earned a BA in English and Drama from the University of Bristol in 2011 and an MA in Film from Birkbeck College, University of London in 2012.
Hilary had a brief career in television prior to law. She worked at one of the country’s most successful production companies as a business and legal affairs coordinator, a script analyst, and an assistant.
In 2015, Hilary hiked 1,050 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail in California and Oregon. In addition to enjoying the outdoors, Hilary maintains a book blog on Goodreads and tries to read at least 24 books in a calendar year. (She is always seeking recommendations.)