Kelsey Buchmayer Articling Student


Speaks:  English, French, Spanish


Primary office:  Ottawa



Kelsey Buchmayer

Kelsey Buchmayer is an articling student in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office.

Kelsey obtained her JD from the University of Windsor. During her studies, Kelsey completed a clerkship at the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories in Yellowknife, and mooted in the Global Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. She was also a research assistant with the National Self-Represented Litigants Project.

Kelsey is active with the Ontario Bar Association as a Member-at-Large for the Aboriginal Law section.

Prior to law school, Kelsey worked for the Government of Canada as a policy analyst with Indigenous Services Canada and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, where she worked with (i) the Specific Claims Branch assisting with negotiations, (ii) the Child and Family Services Reform Branch drafting and implementing legislation, and (iii) the Chief Financial Office managing departmental budget submissions.

Kelsey has an MA from the University of Ottawa and a BA from the University of King’s College. She also competed as a varsity athlete playing rugby and ultimate frisbee.  

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2021

    • Education
       2021
      University of Windsor, JD
  • 2017

    • Education
       2017
      University of Ottawa, MA, International Development and Globalization
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      University of King’s College, BA (Combined Honours), International Development Studies and Spanish

Memberships

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association