Hilena Demelie Summer Law Student

Speaks:  English, Amharic

Primary office:  Waterloo Region

Hilena Demelie

Hilena Demelie is a summer law student in Gowling WLG’s Waterloo Region office. She is a second-year law student at the University of Ottawa.

Before starting law school, Hilena attended the University of Waterloo where she obtained an undergraduate degree. While studying at Waterloo, Hilena volunteered for numerous non-profit organizations in the area. 

Hilena is passionate about innovation in the legal field. During her first year of law school at Lincoln Alexander School of Law (Toronto Metropolitan University), she founded a legal tech clinic, which provides law students with the opportunity to be paired up with a startup company that is a part of the Legal Innovation Zone.  

In her spare time, Hilena enjoys exploring different workout classes and trying new food.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2024

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, English Common Law Program (expected)
  • 2021

    • Education
      University of Waterloo, B.A.