Andrea McEwan, LLB, MA
Andrea McEwan is a Partner at WEL Partners. She practices exclusively in the areas of wills, estates, trust and capacity litigation.
Prior to practicing at WEL Partners, Andrea practiced commercial litigation with a litigation and insolvency boutique in Toronto. Andrea also practiced criminal defence law. She has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario as well as before the Consent and Capacity Board.
Andrea obtained her LLB from the University of Western Ontario where she graduated on the Dean’s Honour List. She obtained her Masters degree in psychology from the University of Alberta. In the course of her Masters, Andrea worked in the psychology department at hospital in Edmonton where she helped organize support groups for persons living with cancer, including those dealing with end of life issues.
Andrea has spoken on topics relating to the legal profession and industry at continuing professional development programs and at mentoring programs for articling, law and undergraduate students.
Andrea has a strong volunteer record in respect of social justice issues. She has served on not-for-profit boards and volunteered for several social justice organizations, including as the co-chair of the Education and Outreach Committee for the Young Professional Council, CANFAR from 2011-2013. She interned at the World Health Organization where she reviewed and commented on draft mental health legislation and policy for several developing countries. Andrea is an active volunteer with Pro Bono Law Ontario, volunteering in the Law Help Ontario office and as duty counsel in Civil Practice Court. She was a council member for the Toronto Region for the Ontario Bar Association from 2012-2014.
- The Law Society of Upper Canada
- Ontario Bar Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- Canadian Bar Association