Catherine Ouellet Articling Student


Speaks:  English, French


Primary office:  Ottawa


Catherine Ouellet

Catherine Ouellet is an articling student in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.

Catherine completed the University of Ottawa’s bilingual and bijural Canadian Law Program. This program offers both Common Law and Civil Law degrees, preparing graduates for careers in the country’s two legal systems and both official languages..

During her studies, Catherine served as President of the Canadian Law Program Students' Association, a professional resource and social alliance for students of law. In her third year, Catherine competed in the Michel Bastarache Moot Court Competition on language rights and finished in second place. She was also involved with Pro Bono Students Canada and with the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society. 

Prior to entering law school, Catherine completed a Bachelor's Degree (Honours) in social sciences at the University of Ottawa, specializing in International Development and Globalization. She also participated in a field research course in Senegal, Africa. Catherine has held various public service positions at Global Affairs Canada, Canada Border Services Agency and the Privy Council Office.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Education
       2021
      University of Ottawa, Canadian Law Program
  • 2017

    • Education
       2017
      University of Ottawa, Bachelor's Degree, Social Sciences, specializing in International Development and Globalization
    • Community
       
      Canadian Law Program Students' Association, President
    • Community
       
      Language Mentoring
    • Community
       
      Pro Bono Research Assistant