Kayla Burstein Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 416-369-6680

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: kayla.burstein@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto


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Kayla Burstein

Kayla Burstein is a summer student in Gowling WLG's Toronto office.

Kayla is completing her JD at Osgoode HaII Law School.

Kayla's passion for legal scholarship inspired her to serve as a senior editor on the Osgoode Hall Law Journal. In her final year, she will work as the director of production for the publication. She has also spent time volunteering as a peer mentor and at an immigration law firm.

Prior to law school, Kayla dedicated four summers working at a law firm. Kayla completed her Economics degree at Bowdoin College, located in Brunswick, Maine. She was one of ten students who graduated ahead of time due to early completion of graduation requirements. During her time at Bowdoin, she was the co-president of a dance ensemble and served as a board member and vice-president of Bowdoin College Hillel. Kayla's favourite part of living in Maine was volunteering at Sunnybrook Senior Living home.

Kayla will focus her summer in the firm's Advocacy Department.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD (expected)
  • 2017

    • Community
      September 2017
      Associate Editor, Senior Editor, Director of Production, Osgoode Hall Law Journal
  • 2016

    • Education
       2016
      Bowdoin College, Bachelor of Arts, Economics Major and English Minor
    • Rankings & Awards
       2016
      One of 10 students who graduated early due to completion of graduation requirements
  • 2014

    • Community
      September 2014
      Lead Volunteer, Sunnybrook Retirement Home
  • 2013

    • Community
      September 2013
      Co-president, Middle Eastern dance ensemble
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      Bowdoin Faculty Scholar (awarded $3,000 to students for exemplary community service)
    • Rankings & Awards
       
      Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar (awarded to students in the top 20% of the class)
    • Community
       
      Vice-president/Board member, Bowdoin College Hillel