Tori returns to Blakes as an Articling Student after joining the Firm as a summer student in 2020.
Tori holds a JD (with distinction) from the University of Alberta. During law school, they were awarded the Dr. Alexander, Q.C. prize for the highest standing in contract law. Tori volunteered with Student Legal Services' Pro Bono Students Canada, as well as with Civil/Family, Criminal, and Trans ID Clinic projects. They also worked for the Faculty of Law as a corporate securities law research assistant and as a 1L Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant.
Prior to attending law school, Tori earned a BComm in finance (with distinction) from the University of Alberta. As an undergraduate student, they worked for the student paper and spent time studying Mandarin in northern China.