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Jake has completed his second year of the J.D. program at Western University. He obtained two

Jake Schmidt

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Western University; J.D.

Western University; B.A. in History & Kinesiology 


Jake completed his Juris Doctor degree at Western University. He also obtained an Honours Specialization in Health Sciences (Kinesiology) and a Bachelor of Arts degree (History) from Western during his undergraduate studies. Jake spent the summer of 2016 working in Vienna, Austria in the legal department of SOS Children’s Villages International. While at Western, Jake worked as a shift supervisor at the Western Student Recreation Centre and was a case manager with the Western Business Law Clinic. He returned to Europe during his third year of law school as a participant in an exchange program with the University of Groningen, Faculty of Law in the Netherlands. While at Osler, Jake will be working with our Insolvency & Restructuring and Competition groups.

  • Western Law Dean’s Honours List
  • Western Global and Intercultural Engagement Honour
  • Mitch and Leslie Frazer Scholarship
  • Western International Global Opportunities Award
  • BLG Client Consultation Competition (3rd place finalist)

  • Western Business Law Clinic
  • English-Second-Language Tutoring
  • Vice-President Western International Law Association 

  • Rescission Rights Held by Franchisees’ Will Not Shield Them from Enforcement Actions Launched by Lenders, Commercial Insolvency Report, Volume 31, No. 1, October, 2018 (with Michael Shakra)