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Tearney Johnston-Jones

Tearney Johnston-Jones

Summer Student

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  • Queen’s University, J.D. (2020)
  • University of Waterloo, B.A. (Honours) Arts & Business Co-op

Tearney has completed her second year of the J.D. program at Queen’s University. She previously obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts and Business (Co-op) degree in Legal Studies, with a minor in Political Science, from the University of Waterloo. During her undergraduate studies, she gained industry experience while working in global compliance and regulatory management and financial services at Manulife.

While in law school, Tearney has been actively involved in bringing together likeminded individuals through her engagement with the Queen’s Women and Law organization. She has promoted both diversity and inclusion at the Faculty of Law as a member and Executive Officer of the group, and will be serving as Co-President for the 2019-20 academic year.

Prior to joining Osler, Tearney also worked for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as a student and as a summer student for a law firm in Halton Hills, Ontario.

While at Osler, Tearney will be working with the Banking and Financial Services and Corporate groups.

  • Graduate Student Scholarship, Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation (2018)
  • Dean’s List Graduate, University of Waterloo (2017)

  • Queen’s Elder Law Clinic, Student Caseworker (2019-20)
  • Queen’s Women and Law, Executive Officer (2018-19)
  • Reconciliation on Bay Street Conference, Member (2018-19)
  • Queen’s Law Journal, Volunteer Editor (2018-19)
  • Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN), Facilitator (2017-18)

  • Bar associations, legal associations and relevant industry/professional groups