Leanne is an associate in Siskinds’ General Litigation Group, who primarily practices in the areas of Estate and Capacity Litigation. Leanne routinely advises and represents clients in disputes concerning the validity and interpretation of Wills, claims regarding the proper administration of an Estate, claims against trustees and attorneys for property and personal care, and contested and unopposed guardianship applications.
Leanne joined Siskinds as a summer student and later as an articling student, where she gained a breadth of knowledge from working in diverse practice areas. Leanne obtained her J.D. at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law in 2016.
Prior to law school, Leanne obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology from Western University, where she graduated with distinction and made the Dean’s Honour List. Leanne further obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology also from Western University, where she was a Teaching and Research Assistant. Leanne successfully defended her Master’s Thesis, which examined human trafficking policy in Canada.
Leanne is a former competitive highland dancer who has competed across Canada, the United States, and Scotland. In her spare time, Leanne enjoys walking her dog, watching documentaries, and travelling.
Western University, B.A. (Hons)
Western University, M.A.
University of Windsor, J.D.