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Prospective Students
Our student page contains a comprehensive list of resources about career development for prospective students.

Learn more about choosing a law school, different career options and pathways, Queen’s Law career support, and more.


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Employers
Our employer page contains everything you need to know about engaging with Queen’s Law students and members of the Career Development Office.

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Career Exploration and Assistance

Career Counselling

We offer one-on-one career councelling to assist you with your individual needs. Our professional staff uses career exploration tools to help you discover how your law degree will work for you. 

Workshops

We provide programming on a range of topics to assist you with entering the workforce. Our workshops cover everything from resume and cover letters to interview preparation and networking skills. 

Discover Law

We can help you...

  • Explore all the possibilities your law degree will provide.
  • Determine the legal pathway that is right for you and help you reach your career goals.
  • Access an ever-changing job market with a wealth of opportunities for law school graduates. 
  • Position yourself for success upon graduation.

Our Services for JD Students

Online Resources

Through the Queen's Law Career Service Manager (CSM), you will have access to a number of online resources and timely information on upcoming workshops, networking opportunities, recruitment events, and job postings. 

Professional Networking

With one of the strongest alumni networks in Canada, we will provide you opportunities to build relationships with our graduates and explore career opportunities with a host of potential employers. 

 

Meet the Team!

Julie Banting

Julie Banting - Director, Career Development

Julie is passionate about career development and views every student story as unique and interesting. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Master of Industrial Relations at Queen’s. She worked in human resources in Toronto for several years before completing her Master of Education in Counselling at U of T. For the past 17 years, she has worked in career centres at the University of Toronto, UTSC, and Smith School of Business. In 2012, she joined the Career Development Office at Queen’s Law where she has worked as a Career Counsellor and Director of Career Development. Julie believes in a holistic approach to career development and takes pride in the customized support that is offered to students in the Queen’s Law program. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her two Irish Terriers. 
Mike Molas

Michael Molas - Law Career Counselor

Mike takes the same conscientious and impassioned approach to legal career counselling as he did to legal advocacy. He completed his undergraduate degree in Criminology (summa cum laude) from York University and his Juris Doctor (cum laude) from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. After articling with a leading criminal defence firm in Ottawa, he was called to the Ontario Bar in 2015. He returned to uOttawa Law as the Faculty’s Professional Development Counsellor before transitioning to his current role as Law Career Counselor with Queen’s Law. Mike has served as On-Site Supervisor for the Faculty’s Pro Bono Students Canada Chapter for 5 years. He also has served as Vice-Chair of NALP’s National Recruitment Survey Working Group and was elected the NALP Canadian Section Regional Leader for 2020-2021. Mike is a huge Lord of the Rings fan and is always looking to add a new piece to his collection of books, art, and autographs.

Briana Gordanier

Briana Gordanier - Career Development Coordinator

Briana is committed to building meaningful professional opportunities that reflect unique individual career development goals. Her professional background centres on relationship building and project coordination, with career services experience in multiple industries. Briana completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Sociology and Gender and Social Justice Studies at Trent University. She has broad volunteer experience locally and internationally in gender issues, gender based violence and mental health. In her spare time, Briana is a Board Member with Girls Inc., Limestone and a continuing student pursuing Project Management certification..

Sara Ali

Sara Ali - Career Development Coordinator

Sara thrives on supporting post-secondary students in their personal and professional development and supports a holistic educational experience. She completed her undergraduate degree in History, Jewish Studies and Political Science, and a Masters of Education, both from the University of Toronto, St. George Campus. Sara has worked in student support since 2015 and joined the CDO in 2019, she enjoys working with Queen’s Law students throughout recruitment and internships. In her spare time, Sara coaches the Queen’s University Field Hockey Team.