Nicole Hilliard Summer Law Student


Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 613 233 1781 Ext 7013

Fax: +1 613 563 9869

Email: nicole.hilliard@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa


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Nicole Hilliard

Nicole Hilliard is a summer student in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.

Nicole previously worked as a legal intern at the Ottawa Hospital, where she focused on corporate governance and industry best practices. At law school, Nicole completed an internship with Amnesty International Canada with a focus on Aboriginal land claims and Indigenous legal issues.

Throughout her studies, Nicole was involved in several extracurricular activities. She acted as the executive secretary for the Ottawa Law Students First Generation Network and was an associate editor with the Ottawa Law Review.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Nicole completed a bachelor of arts (honours) at King’s University College. She is actively involved in the Ottawa community through StartProud, an organization that facilitates the professional development of LGBTQ2+ students. In her spare time, Nicole plays rugby with the Ottawa Wolves Rugby Club.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Education
       2020
      University of Ottawa, JD Candidate
  • 2019

    • Community
       2019
      Executive Secretary, Ottawa Law Students First Generation Network, 2017-2019
    • Community
       2019
      Legal Writing Academy Leader, University of Ottawa, 2019-Present
  • 2018

    • Community
       2018
      OUTLaw 1L Representative, University of Ottawa, 2017-2018
    • Community
       2018
      StartProud Ottawa, Community Outreach Manager, 2018-Present
    • Rankings & Awards
       2018
      University of Ottawa Dean’s Honor List 2017-2018
  • 2015

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

    • 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)
    • Education
       
      King’s University College, Western University, BA (Hons.), Honors Specialization in Social Justice and Peace Studies, Minor Political Science