Tamara Kljakic

Tamara Kljakic

Articling Student

Contact Information


tel: 416.646.3881




  • University of Western Ontario, J.D. (2022)
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A. (Hons)


English, Serbian

Tamara is a graduate of the J.D. program at the University of Western Ontario. Prior to law school, she earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from the University of Western Ontario, double majoring in Psychology and Criminology.

At Western Law, she worked as a research assistant to Professor Richard H. McLaren, O.C. focusing on insolvency and restructuring, secured transactions, sport law appeals and sport governance projects. Tamara also managed and edited content for the Ontario Annotated Personal Property and Security Act and the Secured Transactions in Personal Property in Canada Practitioner’s Manual.  Tamara won first place in the Cherniak Cup Trial Advocacy Competition and represented Western Law’s advocacy team at the Warren K. Winkler Class Actions Moot.

In her spare time, Tamara is dedicated to community outreach. She currently serves as a mediator for youth in the criminal justice system and recently completed a fellowship with the Ontario Justice Education Network to provide accessible public legal education to secondary school students.

  • Community Options for Justice, Adult and Youth Justice Mediator (2018-Present)
  • Ontario Justice Education Network, Fellow and Workshop Facilitator (2020-2021)
  • Dispute Resolution Centre, Intern and Mediator (2019-2020)