Kelsey Franks
  • Title: Summer Student
  • Office: Vancouver
  • Status: At the Firm
  • Law School: McGill University

 
Biography

Kelsey is currently pursuing a dual degree in common law and civil law at McGill University, and will be graduating in December 2017. Before beginning law school, Kelsey completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science and International Relations at the University of British Columbia. She also spent a semester abroad at the Bader International Study Center run by Queen’s University, in East Sussex, England. 

During her time at McGill, Kelsey has served on the editorial board of various peer-reviewed journals, including the McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution and the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law. Most recently, she served as an executive editor of the McGill Law Journal. Last year, Kelsey also worked as a tutorial leader for a course focused on helping first year students develop strong legal research and writing skills, drawing upon her extensive experience as a research assistant and editor.

In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys reading, travelling, and spending time with family and friends. She also  loves hiking, camping, kayaking, and exploring the outdoors whenever possible.