Katherine ThorntonArticling Student
Katherine joined Glaholt LLP as a summer student in 2017 and began articling with the firm in 2018.
During her time at the firm, Katherine has assisted with a variety of disputes, from large scale infrastructure projects to home renovations. Katherine has undertaken legal research, prepared written submissions and reports, participated in settlement meetings, and assisted with documentary review.
Katherine recently obtained her J.D. from Queen's University Faculty of Law. Prior to her studies in law, Katherine completed a Bachelor of Social Work with minors in sociology and psychology at Ryerson University.
During law school, Katherine received the course prize in Construction Law. During her final year of law school, Katherine completed a semester on exchange at the University of Hong Kong where she focused on international law.
While a law student, Katherine provided pro bono litigation services to low-income residents and she represented clients at the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Social Benefits Tribunal. Katherine also served as the co-president of the Disability and Mental Health Law Club.Selected Publications:
“Security for Costs and Holdback Entitlement” (May 2017) Ontario Bar Association Nuts & BoltsKatherine Thornton
J.D., Queen’s University Faculty of Law, 2018
B.S.W., Ryerson University, 2015