Madelena recently completed her second year at Western Law. Originally from London, Ontario, Madelena obtained a Honours Bachelor of Arts from Western University after transferring from the University of Victoria. While at Western, Madelena studied history and transitional justice.
At Western Law, Madelena is actively involved in a number of extracurricular clubs and committees including Orientation Committee, Social Committee, Gender and the Law Association, Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights and Community Outreach. Through Pro Bono Students Canada, Madelena volunteered for a local organization that provides support for individuals with special needs. She completed a project for the organization that addressed issues of disability, wills and estates. During her first year of law school and continuing the following summer, Madelena worked for a civil litigation firm in London.
Madelena is an active yogi and music enthusiast with a passion for travel.
Madalena was a summer student at Gardiner Roberts in 2016.