Kailey Graham is a summer articled student at Narwal Litigation LLP. She is a current student at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law (“Allard”) and is expected to graduate in 2020. Ms. Graham received a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Sociology and a minor in Law and Society from UBC in 2017, where she graduated on the Dean’s list.
During her time at Allard, Ms. Graham has been involved with Pro Bono Students Canada, volunteering with non-profit organizations including the BC Society of Transition Houses, where she conducted court research on family law proceedings, and West Coast Prison Justice Society, where she assisted with human rights complaints on behalf of Canadian inmates.
Throughout her studies, Ms. Graham has volunteered with the Learning Buddies Network, acting as an executive coordinator for free afterschool tutoring services for at-risk youth. Ms. Graham is involved with a number of Allard clubs that strive to support underrepresented populations in the legal field, such as the Allard Law Women’s Caucus and Legal Education Outreach UBC.
Ms. Graham worked as a research assistant in her summer after her first year of law school, focussing on criminal and human rights law. In her second year of law school, Ms. Graham represented legal aid clients in Provincial Court as a part of the UBC Law Criminal Clinic. This opportunity provided her with courtroom experience for various criminal offences in defending citizens of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community.