While attending the University of Windsor Law School Harlene defended the rights of Windsor residents through Community Legal Aid. Harlene represented individuals at the Landlord Tenant Board and the Ontario Court of Justice. After completing law school Harlene articled at the Law Office of Patricia Brown where she pursued her passion for criminal defence under the mentorship of Patricia Brown.
The weight of the state is an immense and indescribable pressure. Harlene will work tirelessly to ensure that the powerful threats to your liberty are met with due process.
Harlene Bajwa is lawyer practicing law within the province of Ontario.
Jasmine Mann is a graduate of the Dual Juris Doctor program at University of Windsor Faculty of Law and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (UDM). During her time at UDM, she worked at the criminal law clinic, which provided her exposure to misdemeanor related cases. During the first year of law school, Jasmine worked at Keran Sangha Professional Corporation in Brampton. The following summer, she secured an opportunity to work as a summer student at the Law Office of Patricia Brown and worked in the areas of criminal law and mental health law.
Prior to law school, Jasmine completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Human Rights & Equity Studies and graduated cum laude. She was also involved with JusticeNet, a not-for-profit organization that focuses on helping low to mid income individuals gain access to justice.
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Rubaina completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies in 2015 from St. Thomas University (STU), New Brunswick, and graduated with distinction. She was awarded the “Abdul Lodhi Award” for highest standing in Criminology and Criminal Justice that year. She also completed a Certificate of Honours Standing in Interdisciplinary Studies from STU in 2016. Her thesis was an Intersectional and Postcolonial Feminist Discourse Analysis of the documentary film ‘India’s Daughter.’ Rubaina was selected by the University as one of the only two people to present her thesis at University of St Thomas, Houstan, Texas. During her time at STU, Rubaina represented the University as a student delegate at the Harvard Model United Nations. Rubaina was also awarded International Student Leadership Award for her work at the University and in the community.
Rubaina went on to attend the University of Windsor Faculty of Law, graduating in 2019 with her Juris Doctor. During her first year, she seized an opportunity to do an externship with the Punjab and Haryana High Court in India. Rubaina worked with Community Legal Aid in Windsor as both a caseworker and litigator. At the end of the second year, Rubaina worked at the London Crown Attorney’s Office (Criminal) under the ‘Aboriginal Summer Student Program’. During her third year, she was selected for a judicial internship at the Ontario Court of Justice in Windsor. Rubaina was awarded Honourable Walter S. Tarnopolsky Award in 2018. This award is presented to a student who demonstrates respect for and commitment to equality and human rights, service to community, civility and generosity of spirit.
Rubaina attended law school hoping to learn more about human rights, criminal law and related areas, and her experiences thus far have only reinforced her passion. She is committed to working toward the rights of minority groups in Canadian society, including racialized communities, immigrants/refugees, Indigenous peoples, women, and mentally ill persons by participating in projects that foster the ideas of diversity, intersectionality, inclusivity, and equality.
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Victoria attended Seneca College in Toronto, Ontario where she successfully completed and obtained her Law Clerk diploma in April 2013. She joined the Law Office of Patricia Brown in December of 2014 as a part time Law Clerk. Victoria has since been promoted to a full-time position, as Law Clerk, within the firm. Victoria directly assists with the day to day operations for the Law Office of Patricia Brown, and the needs for our clients.
Legal Assistant /Finance & Billing Clerk
Katie joined the Law Office of Patricia Brown team in October of 2017 as a full time Legal Assistant and now works in the areas of finance as well. She is deeply dedicated to the care and welfare of our clients.
Her extracurricular involvement includes: Member of the One Church Windsor Worship Team, and also teaches beginner guitar lessons.
Legal Assistant / Client Care Coordinator for Landlord and Tenant Division
Lauren was blessed to join the Law Office of Patricia Brown team in February of 2018 as a full time, fill-in Legal Assistant for a maternity leave staff member. Lauren successfully worked her way up from receptionist to legal assistant. She now handles work for all the firm's Lawyers within the areas of Criminal Law & Mental Health. Lauren is currently attending College for Criminal Psychology. Lauren is also the client coordinator for the Landlord and Tenant division (landlords only) within the Law Office of Patricia Brown.
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