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Ryan Howes

Ryan Howes

Articling Student

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tel: 613.787.1021



  • University of Toronto, BSc
  • University of Toronto, JD

Ryan is an Articling Student with the Intellectual Property group in Ottawa. He completed his J.D. at the University of Toronto, where he was a Senior Editor of the Law Review. In his first-year summer, Ryan worked as a summer law student at Metrolinx.

He previously obtained his Honours Bachelor of Science degree with High Distinction in the Mental Health Studies Specialist (Co-op) program, with a minor in Philosophy, from the University of Toronto Scarborough. After his undergraduate studies, Ryan continued to work as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Toronto Scarborough, worked as a Research Analyst at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and co-founded an e-commerce business that sells high quality Japanese teas.

  • Canadian Psychological Association Award of Academic Excellence 2014 (Honours Thesis)

  • Downtown Legal Services, Family Law Division, Volunteer Law Student

Ryan N Howes, “A Right to Choose: A Critical Review and Defence of the Minimum Performance Principle” (2019) 77:2 UT Fac L Rev 164.

Ryan N Howes, “Sola Fide, Ktunaxa, and the Character of Religious Freedom in Canada” (2018) 10:1 Asper Centre Outlook 1.

Rashid, T., Howes, R. N., & Louden, R. (2016). Positive psychotherapy: A wellbeing approach to recovery. In M. Slade, L. Oades, & A. Jarden (Eds.), Wellbeing, recovery, and mental health (Chapter 10). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rashid, T., & Howes, R. N. (2016). Positive psychotherapy: Clinical application of positive psychology. In A. M. Wood, & J. Johnson (Eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Positive Clinical Psychology (Chapter 22). Chichester, UK: Wiley.