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MEET THE FJC TEAM 

Jess Boromeo (she/her)
University of Windsor

Jess is passionate about making family law accessible to families. Prior to starting her MSW/JD at the University of Windsor, Jess completed a Bachelor's Degree in Criminology with a minor in Alternative Dispute Resolution. She also has a Graduate Certificate in Family Mediation from York University. In her down time, she loves watching cartoons, skateboarding, and playing soccer with her friends.

Amanda LaBorde (she/her)
Osgoode Hall Law School

From the age of 6 Amanda knew she wanted be to a lawyer and help families access justice. Prior to attending law school at Osgoode Hall she was a legal assistant and law clerk for 4 years. Amanda completed her undergraduate degree at York University in Criminology and graduated with honours. She also holds a paralegal license. When she is not studying law, she is enjoying time outdoors with her husband and their dog, Teddy. She also enjoys traveling and once the pandemic is over she will hopefully be going on her 6th trip to Disney World.

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Dana Monterosso
University of Windsor

Dana is dedicated to improving access to justice for people navigating the family law system. Prior to law school, Dana worked in Higher Education, Student Recruitment and spoke with many diverse students and parents from across Canada. She completed an Honours Bachelor's degree at Brock University and holds a Bachelor of Education from York University. When she is not studying law, Dana enjoys time up north with her partner and Oliver, their pet cat, who is an avid bird watcher. Dana also enjoys many outdoor activities such as kayaking, gardening, and golfing.

Alison Costa (she/her)
Queen's University

Alison was raised in Mississauga until she left to complete her undergraduate degree in Criminology at the University of Ottawa. Alison will be starting her final year of law school at Queens University in September. In her free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.

Aria Kamal (she/her)
Lakehead University

Aria Kamal is a third year student at Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. Aria’s involvement with PBSC began in her first year of law school, where she completed a pro bono placement with the Northwestern Ontario Women’s Centre and the Women’s Legal Education & Action Fund (LEAF). After completing her summer term with the Law Commission of Ontario, Aria is returning to the FJC since assisting in the development of the FJC’s policies and procedures in its inaugural year. She has a great passion for social justice, human rights and family law. 

Nav Garcha (she/her)
University of Ottawa

Nav is an incoming second year law student at the University of Ottawa. She is passionate about helping others and making a difference. Nav’s hobbies include weight lifting, travelling, and spending time with her chocolate lab (Buddy)!

Samantha Jennings (she/her)
Western University

Samantha is a passionate advocate for improving access to justice and has worked on a variety of pro bono projects throughout her law degree. Prior to law school, Samantha completed her B.A. Honours in Political Science at Western University and graduated with Distinction. In her free time, Samantha loves to bake, drink plenty of coffee, and spend time with her two cats, Pino and Pablo.