Nicole Hilliard Articling Student


Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 613-233-1781 Ext 57655

Fax: +1 613-563-9869

Email: nicole.hilliard@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa


Nicole Hilliard

Nicole Hilliard is an articling student in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office.

Nicole completed her juris doctor at the University of Ottawa, where she graduated cum laude. During her studies, Nicole completed internships at the Ottawa Hospital, Amnesty International Canada and Senate of Canada. Nicole was also involved in several extracurricular activities, including the Ottawa Law Review, OUTLaw, Ottawa Law Students First Generation Network and Start Proud Ottawa.

Prior to entering law school, Nicole received an honours bachelor of arts at King’s University College. She subsequently spent several years teaching English in South Korea and backpacking.   

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      University of Ottawa, JD (cum laude)
  • 2019

    • Community
       2019
      Legal Writing Academy Leader, University of Ottawa, 2019-Present
  • 2018

    • Community
       2018
      StartProud Ottawa, Community Outreach Manager, 2018-Present
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      University of Ottawa Dean’s Honor List 2017-2018
  • 2017

    • Community
       2017
      OUTLaw 1L Representative, University of Ottawa, 2017-2018
    • Community
       2017
      Executive Secretary, Ottawa Law Students First Generation Network, 2017-2019
  • 2015

    • Community
       2015
      Club Treasurer, Seoul Sisters Rugby Football Club, Seoul South Korea, 2013-2015
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      King’s University College, Western University, BA (Hons.), Honors Specialization in Social Justice and Peace Studies, Minor Political Science
    • Rankings & Awards
       2013
      Leadership Education Program Certification, Western University
    • Rankings & Awards
       2013
      Western University Dean’s Honour List 2010-2013
  • 2012

    • Education
       2012
      University of East Anglia, England — Political, Social and International Studies (one year academic exchange through Western University)