Our students are available to answer questions about Mathews Dinsdale’s Student Program.
Krista Antonio (Toronto Office)
Krista returns to Mathews Dinsdale as an articling student after completing her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School. During law school, Krista served as a Student Caseworker in the Immigration Division at Parkdale Community Legal Services and as a Research Assistant specializing in immigration and refugee law. Her involvement in the arts community at Osgoode through the Entertainment and Sports Law Association and annual Mock Trial Productions earned her a Dean’s Gold Key and the Bruce Lokash Memorial Prize.
Prior to law school, Krista completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance (magna cum laude) from York University. As an undergraduate student, she created an arts-based recreational program called Art for Hope and implemented the program in developing communities in the Global South. Krista’s efforts through Art for Hope were recognized by the JP Bickell Foundation and led her to pursue a Masters Degree in Development Studies. Her graduate research was funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada. After completing her Masters, Krista worked at a cross-border immigration law firm.
York University, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, J.D., 2017
York University, Toronto, Ontario, M.A. Development Studies, 2013
York University, Toronto, Ontario, B.F.A. (Hons.) Dance (Double Major, Law & Society), 2011
Victor Kim (Toronto Office)
Victor returns to Mathews Dinsdale as an Articling Student after completing his Juris Doctor (J.D.) at the University of Toronto. While in law school, Victor was involved as a caseworker with the University Affairs division of Downtown Legal Services. Specifically, Victor represented the University of Toronto students at the University Tribunal against the allegations of Student Code of Behaviour violation. Victor also participated in the legal externship program at the City of Toronto, where he became familiar with the parliamentary procedures at the Toronto City Council meetings.
Following his first year of law school, Victor spent his summer working for a full-service law firm located in Seoul, Korea, where he worked on World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitration files involving international trade disputes.
Prior to law school, Victor worked as a front-line manager at a unionized automotive manufacturing plant, where he became immersed in certain aspects of labour relations, which eventually led to his decision to attend law school and pursue a career in labour & employment law.
Victor obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law, Societies & Justice from University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. As an undergraduate student, Victor participated in the Legislative Internship Program at the Washington State Legislature.
University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto, Ontario, J.D., 2017
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, B.A., 2010
Jo-Ann Munn Gafuik (Calgary Office)
Jo-Ann graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary in 2017. She articled for 10 months at the Provincial Court of Alberta in Calgary and will be completing her articling requirement at Mathews Dinsdale.
During law school, Jo-Ann continued to act as Senior Specialist, Policy and FOIP at the University of Calgary and ended a 30-year relationship with the University in June 2017. While working at the University, first in the University Archives and then in University Legal Services, Jo-Ann earned an MA in history from the University of Calgary and an MPA from the University of Victoria before starting the law degree. She also served on the boards of the Canadian Council of Archives and the Association of Canadian Archivists, and as president of the Archives Society of Alberta. Outside of work, Jo-Ann’s special interests are her family and reading.
University of Calgary, J.D., 2017
University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, M.P.A., 2011
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, M.A. (History), 1996
Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Ontario, A.R.C.T. Diploma, 1991
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, B.A. (History), 1981
Kaylee Reda (Toronto Office)
Kaylee returns to Mathews Dinsdale as an Articling Student after completing her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School. Throughout her studies, Kaylee was appointed Sports Law Director for Osgoode’s Entertainment and Sports Law Society, participated in the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada, and was also an active member of Osgoode’s Mock Trial Executive team. As a second year student, Kaylee worked as a junior caseworker for the Osgoode Business Clinic and was selected as a Senior Caseworker for the Clinic in her final year. Before joining Mathews Dinsdale, Kaylee worked as the Legal and Governance Intern at the Canadian Football league, where she assisted in developing new policies, drafting management proposals, and revising the League’s Bylaws and Constitution.
Prior to law school, Kaylee completed an Honours Specialization Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology, graduating with Distinction at Western University. During her undergraduate degree, Kaylee was involved with Student Government throughout all four years and was a Programming Assistant for Western’s Orientation Week. While at Western University, Kaylee was the recipient of the Principal Regis Continuing Scholarship and the Academic Award in Criminology for her academic achievements.
Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, J.D., 2017
Western University, London, Ontario, B.A. (Hons. Spec.), 2014
Emily Durand (Toronto Office)
University of Western Ontario
Tino E. Perruzza (Toronto Office)
University of Ottawa
Arielle Sie-Mah (Toronto Office)
Anastasia Fairfield (Vancouver Office)