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Liza* is an articling student at Lenczner Slaght. Liza holds a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University, Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, Liza was highly involved in the technology entrepreneurship community in Waterloo, Ontario, while completing her undergraduate degree. Through several volunteer roles, she was integral to spearheading programs aimed at enhancing student innovation and committed to honing her cross-cultural competency, exemplified by her completion of an intensive entrepreneurship course in Israel. Her exceptional teamwork skills allow her to incorporate many perspectives into one viewpoint, which means that she refines§ large volumes of information confidently. While studying for her Business Administration degree, Liza completed three diverse co-op internships in operations, wealth management and venture capital. Her aptitude for data analysis and attention to detail have shown her the value of precision and accuracy, making her a strong and well-rounded legal researcher. Liza combines this research aptitude and business background to make nuanced arguments with ease. Liza continues to develop her research and advocacy skills as a Student Caseworker for Queen’s Prison Law Clinic, and as a Research Assistant for her professor on an article examining the dynamics of judicial notice of racial prejudice in various criminal justice contexts. .


  • Education:
    • Queen’s University (2023) JD
    • Wilfrid Laurier University (2020) BBA (Distinction)


Liza Leshchynska (she/her)

is an articling student at Lenczner Slaght.

Liza holds a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University. During law school, she was actively involved in the Kingston legal community. Liza served as a student clerk for the judges of the Kingston Superior Court of Justice, assisted inmates with institutional and parole matters as a caseworker at the Queen’s Prison Law Clinic, and contributed to her professor’s research on judicial notice of racial prejudice. Liza was also involved in mentoring fellow law students as an orientation leader and academic tutor. In her first year of law, Liza was awarded course prizes in Tort and Property Law and the Dean’s Bronze Scholar Award for her academic achievement.

Liza previously studied Business Administration at Wilfrid Laurier University. During her time at Laurier, she was actively involved in the Kitchener-Waterloo startup community. Liza is passionate about travel and cross-cultural collaboration and has completed international exchanges to Israel, France and Australia.

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