Summer Law Student at MD Lawyers
We extend the warmest of welcomes to Riya Patel who will be working with our firm as MD Lawyer’s law student.
Riya graduated from Western University, Faculty of Health Sciences, London, ON, with an Honors Degree in Health Sciences with Biology (2022). She completed her first year of Law, Faculty of Law, at the University of Windsor.
A strong, compassionate leader for mental health and wellness, Riya is currently an Executive Member, of the Windsor Law Mental Health and Wellness Initiative and is a Certified Mentor, with 7Cups Online Counselling, providing chat support to individuals seeking online therapy and/or counselling.
Riya is passionate about learning and helping people to succeed. She has volunteered her time organizing multicultural events, tutoring students transitioning to Canada, working with Government organizations to secure funding for Ontario tutor activities and offering counselling support. She has worked as a research assistant for an American-based non-governmental health organization, dissecting scientific peer-reviewed journals and writing recommendations to health officers serving in vulnerable African communities. Her customer service experience, as well as duties as a receptionist at a veterinary clinic have further equipped Riya with the necessary tools to succeed in a people oriented profession.
We warmly welcome Riya and are excited to see the contributions she will add to our team.