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Krista Potter

Lawyer

  • Recipient of award for best litigator at the Michel Bastarache moot on linguistic rights
  • International and community volunteer in human rights

Biography

Krista joined Caza Saikaley after completing her articles with the firm in 2021-2022. She obtained her J.D. from Université de Moncton in 2021.

While completing her studies, Krista volunteered with l’Institut international des droits de l’homme et de la paix, in Normandy, France. Krista also volunteered with Pro Bono Students of Canada at the New Brunswick Refugee Clinic.

In addition to her volunteer work, Krista participated in the national Michel Bastarache moot, a moot competition focussed on linguistic rights, where she and her colleague brought back first place, and Krista won best litigator.

Originally from Sudbury, ON, Krista is fluently bilingual and practices in both French and English.

Admission to the bar

2022

Education

B. A. , Laurentian University, 2018
J.D., Moncton University, 2021

Professional Affiliations

  • The Law Society of Ontario
  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • L’Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario

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