Sophie Qin

Articling Student

Articling Student

Biography

Sophie is an articling student who got their JD from the University of Calgary in 2023. They also have a background in molecular biology that includes an Honours Bachelor of Science (High Distinction) and a Master of Science. Their legal interests include access to justice, civil litigation, labour and employment law, human rights law, and environmental law.

During their JD, Sophie founded and served as the president of the University of Calgary’s Labour and Employment Law Association, which helped educate fellow students about workplace-based structural inequalities and how the law shapes and changes these structures. They also worked with this association to provide students with networking opportunities in this field.

Sophie was also an avid mooter during their JD. In 2022, they represented the University of Calgary in the Alberta Court of Appeals Constitutional Law Moot and in 2023, they helped lead the University of Calgary team to the runner-up position in the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot.

A strong believer in promoting access to justice, Sophie regularly provides pro-bono legal advice through the Central Alberta Community Legal Clinic and assists the firm in advocating for technological development in the legal field to facilitate transparency and access.

During their spare time, they enjoy following-up on developments in their scientific field, making digital art, cooking, sewing, and martial arts. Sophie is a fluent speaker of  Mandarin.