Grace Hermansen

Summer Law Student

Grace is a law student at Osgoode Hall Law School and is working with OKT as a summer research assistant through Osgoode’s Environmental Justice and Sustainability Clinic. While at OKT, she will be working in the areas of the duty to consult, environmental assessments, and changes to provincial environmental legislation as they affect Indigenous interests and rights. She is interested in the intersection of environmental and aboriginal law, as well as land-use planning and housing affordability.

Her prior legal experience includes working with an environmental public interest legal organization and an aboriginal law firm in Vancouver. She was a volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada in her first year at Osgoode and volunteered with an organization that provides legal education and court support services to migrant sex workers. She completed her B.A. (Hons.) at the University of British Columbia in philosophy and environmental social sciences.