Caroline M. DeBruin

Articling Student || Toronto

Caroline is an Articling Student in the Toronto office of Ogletree Deakins.

Caroline holds a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University.

Caroline developed an interest in labour and employment law while working for a technology company where she assisted with ongoing employment-related litigation.

While in law school, Caroline played two seasons for the Queen’s Varsity Ice Hockey team. In her final season, she served as ‘Assistant Captain’, was voted ‘Team MVP’ by her coaches, and won the teammate-voted award selecting the player who best exudes team-oriented attributes. Caroline also played three seasons of NCAA Division I hockey for Cornell University. As a seasoned competitive athlete, Caroline values the importance of teamwork, accountability, efficiency and working in a supportive environment. She hopes to implement these characteristics into her practice and foster collaborative client relationships.

Prior to law school, Caroline was a teaching assistant at a maximum-security prison and was involved in a mentorship program for young girls learning to play hockey.

In her free time, Caroline enjoys reading, running, bird watching, and spending time with her cat.

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