My education suits me to all manner of humanities writing, whether professional or creative. I hold a BA and MA in English Literature. I now study law. I am published in both fields and continue to expand my publications in seventeenth-century literary history, constitutional law, administrative law, and the fusion of public and private law.
The experience that I bring to my work equally informs my ability to serve you. I have chaired meetings, participated in corporate governance, and presided over a medium-sized labour union. I have ample experience in legislative affairs, so can conduct policy research. My ability in this regard is complimented by two years’ experience as a legal researcher. I am familiar with Canadian labour, employment, and aerospace law.
In short, I am a polymath. You define your problem; I research it and write one or more solutions that account for a diversity of experience and learning. Your projects benefit from the variety of documented knowledge that I can bring to bear.
This knowledge and my skill as a writer allow me to edit your work. The stories you tell need to be fact-checked by a generalist. My varied interests and training let me delve into your work to suggest new paths to explore and ideas or passages in your text that need emphasis.
My services are affordable, and prices are negotiated on a project-by-project basis. Corporate, charitable, and personal social engagement now requires good research, writing, and editing services. I aim to make these services sustainable for corporations, not-for-profits, and individuals so that they can join the conversations in their fields.
Whether as a writer or editor, I highlight your voice while delivering frank positive criticism. I look forward to meeting and working with new voices!
What I Do
Literary Criticism / Reviewing Fiction
Analysis of fictional works and worlds in the rough.
Just research: I do not provide legal advice.
Client-facing descriptions of emerging issues
Across legal and corporate fields.
In-depth analysis of emerging issues
Tailored for businesses, institutions, and academic researchers, as needed.
JD/LLB, University of Ottawa (2021)
MA, English Literature, University of Ottawa. The Rhetoric of Nature: Marvell and the Longinian Sublime (June 4, 2018)
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Freelance Writer – 3D Printing Media Network
Writing news articles on developing issues in the 3D printing / additive manufacturing industry. Pursuing stories for network by conducting interviews and in-depth research.
Research Assistant at University of Ottawa
(May 2020 – Jun 2020)
Researched machine learning and artificial intelligence systems. Prepared research memorandum describing operation of machine learning and other artificial intelligence systems in pubic law context.
President at CUPE 2626
(Mar 2015 – Apr 2017)
Drafted by-laws for approval by union membership and executive committee. Managed ten executives and four employees; negotiated a first collective agreement.
From the Blog
David Hume’s is-ought problem is oft-forgotten in Canadian political and legal circles, and it bears some repetition. We often forget the value of deduction in an algorithmic age, for computers and the science from which they stem cause us to increasingly rely on inductive logic. In this age of induction, we formulate general rules based … Continue reading Dicey’s ghost walks free
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Visitors have the right to supervise and correct the affairs of a charitable corporation. The Law Society of Ontario had visitors mentioned in its charter, but this mention was removed. Does the visitor still exist? If so, what might that mean for the profession?