Queen’s University, J.D.
University of Calgary, B.A. (Hons.)
Arielle returns to Mathews Dinsdale as an articling student after completing her J.D. at Queen’s University. During law school, Arielle was a junior editor of the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal. She was an active caseworker at Queen’s Legal Aid, representing low-income clients before the Social Benefits Tribunal and the Queen’s Prison Law Clinic, assisting prisoners in Disciplinary Court and with parole board hearings at the multi-level security Collins Bay Institution in Kingston. In pursuit of her interest in access to justice, she also took the opportunity to work for a summer term at the Law Students Legal Advice Program at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.
Prior to law school, Arielle completed an Honours English degree at University of Calgary, where she was an active volunteer in the community and the executive member of the University of Calgary Pre-Law Society and the University of Calgary Homeless Foundation Club. During her undergraduate degree, she also competed in powerlifting and continues to maintain an active lifestyle with running and strength training.