Larissa has completed her second year of the J.D. program at the University of Saskatchewan. During law school, Larissa worked as a research assistant in the areas of health and aboriginal law, with projects related to the sale of human tissues and the duty to consult with Aboriginal peoples in the context of natural resource development projects. Additionally, she was the University of Saskatchewan’s team captain at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and sat on the Editorial Board of the Saskatchewan Law Review.
Prior to law school, Larissa completed a Master of Arts in Applied Economics and Policy Analysis at the University of Regina. In graduate school, she was an executive intern to the Saskatchewan Deputy Minister of Health and a research assistant for a Genome Canada project. She has also taught undergraduate economics at the University of Regina and carried out research on the impacts of cannabis legalization. Her work on cannabis has been cited before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health.