Catherine Dufort-Cusson Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English, French, Spanish

Primary office:  Montréal

Catherine Dufort-Cusson

Catherine Dufort-Cusson is a summer law student in Gowling WLG's Montréal office. She will start her articling term in 2025.

She is currently completing her juris doctor in North American common law at the Université de Montréal.

During her previous studies in the combined civil law and international development program at the University of Ottawa, Catherine was actively involved with Pro Bono Students Canada, providing legal assistance through various Québec organizations by conducting research, drafting documents and working on complex issues. In addition, Catherine has held leadership positions in the Indigenous law and environmental law student associations of the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law, and worked as a research assistant in the area of green securitization.

In recognition of her academic excellence and character, she earned both the Loran Scholarship and the Lieutenant Governor's Youth Medal in 2018.

While pursuing her studies, Catherine gained valuable experience working for the House of Commons of Canada, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, which contributed to the development of her independence and versatility.

Catherine is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2023

    • Education
      Université de Montréal, J.D. (Ongoing)
  • 2018

    • Rankings & Awards
      Lieutenant Governor's Youth Medal
    • Rankings & Awards
      Loran Scholarship
    • Education
      University of Ottawa, LL.L./B.Sc.Soc.