Brianna (Brie) Elliott Summer Law Student

Primary office:  Ottawa

Brianna (Brie) Elliott

Brianna (Brie) Elliott is a summer law student in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office. Brie will focus her summer work in the Business Law Group.

Brie recently completed the second year of her JD at the University of Windsor. During her studies, Brie was a junior editor with the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues and acts as a research assistant on matters related to the regulation of the paralegal profession. Brie also volunteers as a peer mentor for first-year law students and is a member of the Women and the Law Club, Windsor Chapter, where she served on the submissions team for the club’s annual reporter.  

Prior to entering law school, Brie attended the University of Ottawa where she completed a bachelor of social science (honours) with a major in criminology and a minor in business administration. After completing her undergraduate degree, Brie pursued her passion for culinary arts and attended Le Cordon Bleu in Ottawa, where she completed the Diplôme de Pâtisserie, specializing in traditional French pastry and cuisine. 

Additionally, Brie completed the Paralegal Diploma program at Algonquin College, receiving her paralegal license with the Law Society of Ontario in 2017. During her studies, she held a placement with the Department of Justice’s Civil Litigation section, where she assisted senior paralegals on small claims court matters and arbitration files. Brie worked in private practice as a legal assistant and law clerk with a firm specializing in insurance defence. She has also worked in various government offices, including the Director of Military Prosecutions with the Office of the JAG and the Ombudsman for National Defence and Canadian Forces. 

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

    • Education
      University of Windsor, JD (expected)
  • 2018

    • Community
      The Ottawa Mission, Course Facilitator for the Discovery University Program and Kitchen Volunteer
  • 2017

    • Education
      Algonquin College, Paralegal Diploma
  • 2015

    • Community
      Lawyers Feed the Hungry (Algonquin College), Student Leader
  • 2013

    • Education
      Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute, Diplôme de Pâtisserie
  • 2012

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, Bachelor of Social Science (Hons.) Major in Criminology; Minor in Business Administration


  • Student member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Student member of the County of Carleton Law Association