Kate Stephens, BA (Hons), JD
Kate is a student-at-law at WEL Partners.
Kate graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with a major in Political Studies and a minor in History, going on to complete her JD at the University of Windsor. During law school, Kate volunteered as a Case Worker at the Legal Assistance of Windsor legal clinic, and worked as a student volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada and the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund. Kate was an active member of several clubs, including the Women and the Law Club and the OUTlaws. Finally, Kate was a Peer Mentor for the Bystander Initiative, a program aimed at decreasing incidences of sexual assault in campus. Kate is also an MBA candidate at the University of Windsor.
Prior to joining WEL Partners as a Law Summer Student in 2016, Kate summered at various Toronto law firms as an undergraduate and law student, gaining experience in various types of civil litigation as well as marketing, process improvement, and event planning.
- Lionel J. Tupman, Arieh A. Bloom, and Kate Stephens, Discrimination by Fiduciary Protection: Continuing Federal Paternalism in Aboriginal Succession and Inheritance Law (2016), 46 Adv. Q. 1.
- Kate Stephens, “How to Survive and Thrive at Summering and Articles,” JUST Magazine (24 April 2017)
- Debra L. Stephens and Kate Stephens, Recognizing Issues of Interpretation and Construction, Rectification, and Variation (29 September 2017), Law Society of Upper Canada Practice Gems.
- Arieh A. Bloom and Kate Stephens, Utilizing the Equitable Remedy of Rectification (5 October 2017), Ontario Bar Association, Preventing, Correcting, and Navigating Errors in Estate and Trust Documents.
- Albert H. Oosterhoff and Kate Stephens, Equitable Remedies for Elder Abuse: a Case Law Review (18 October 2017), STEP Canada, Toronto Branch, Elder Abuse and Ways of Protecting the Elderly.
- Kate Stephens, The Seeley’s Bay Case: What Constitutes Financial Abuse of Residents in a Retirement Home? (18 October 2018), STEP Canada, Toronto Branch, Elder Abuse and Ways of Protecting the Elderly.
- Kate Stephens, “The Right of Residents in Retirement Homes and Long-Term Care Homes,” (forthcoming) LexisNexis Health Law Matters Newsletter
- Kate Stephens, “M.R.R. v. J.M.: You are not the Father,” (forthcoming) Money & Family Law