Katie Akey HBA, JD Candidate

Katie Akey HBA, JD Candidate

Katie joined Buset LLP as a summer student in April 2019, and will complete her Integrated Practice Curriculum placement with the firm in the fall of 2019.

Katie is in her final year at Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law and will be graduating in the spring of 2020. Prior to attending law school, she completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts, graduating with High Distinction while majoring in History and Anthropology at the University of Toronto.

While at Lakehead University, Katie acted as Vice President of Communications for the Lakehead Law Students’ Society and President of the Bora Laskin Mental Health and Wellness Initiative. She was the recipient of numerous academic awards including the Aird & Berlis Award for Academic Excellence, the Blakes Scholar Award, and the Honourable Sandra Chapnik Women-in-Law Award from the Women’s Law Association of Ontario. She continues to act as a Student Ambassador for the Ontario Bar Association for the upcoming academic year.

In her spare time, Katie enjoys spending time in the outdoors hiking and camping.