Isabella Papalia Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English, French


Primary office:  Ottawa



Isabella Papalia

Isabella Papalia is a summer law student in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office. She is completing her JD at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law.

Enthusiastic about advocacy and personalized client relationships, Isabella’s passion has been nurtured through her studies of law at University of Windsor and psychology with a minor in Law and Society at Concordia University. By participating in mooting experiences such as The Legal Research and Writing 1L Moot and Zuber Moot at Winsor Law, Isabella has worked to refine her oral advocacy skills.

Isabella’s commitment to excellence extends beyond her academic and professional endeavours to her extracurricular activities. As a member of various associations and clubs, including Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues and the Windsor Sports and Entertainment Law Club, Isabella actively engages with her peers and contributes to the legal community. Her involvement in the Peer Mentorship Program and partaking as a judge for the Legal Research and Writing 1L moot highlights her dedication to supporting fellow students as they navigate the challenges of law school. Her commitment transcends academics to active involvement in legal associations and volunteering with organizations such as Variety Quebec, an organization that works hand in hand with Isabella’s enthusiasm and passion for the film industry.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2025

    • Education
       2025
      University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, Juris Doctor (expected)
  • 2023

    • Community
       2023
      Mentor in the Peer Mentorship Program at Windsor Law (2023 to Present)
    • Community
       2023
      Business Associate for the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues (2023 to Present)
  • 2022

    • Education
       2022
      2/3L Single JD Representative for the Windsor Sports Law and Entertainment Society (2022 to Present)
  • 2021

    • Education
       2021
      Concordia University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a Minor of Law and Society
  • 2020

    • Rankings & Awards
       2020
      Dean’s List
  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
       2019
      Dean’s List
  • 2018

    • Community
       2018
      Volunteer for Variety Quebec (2018 to Present)