After summering and articles with CCP, Angela joined the firm as an associate lawyer in 2016.
Angela completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto, where she earned an Honours BA and graduated with distinction. Angela also received the Brian Mulroney Award while at the University of Toronto.
Angela then earned her law degree from Queen’s University. During law school, Angela was extensively involved in the moot court program and she received an award for her contribution. Angela participated in the Queen’s Annual Labour and Employment Moot and the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada. She also was a finalist in a National Labour Moot competition and advanced to the elimination rounds of the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.
While at Queen’s, Angela was also involved in the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal as both the summer editor and an associate editor. She was also a research assistant for the Centre for Law in the Contemporary Workplace where she worked on project on the various human rights tribunals throughout Canada. Furthermore, Angela volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada to assist local organizations in developing workplace policies responding to labour and employment legislation. In addition, Angela acted as a tutor for incoming Queen’s Law students, volunteered for Queen’s Legal Aid and was Co-President of the Queen’s Law Litigation Society.
Angela worked for the CLELJ after completing her first year of law school. Prior to law school Angela worked in a variety of settings including retail, educational, and for the Toronto Blue Jays. Angela looks forward to using her experiences to find solutions for employers.
Dec 05, 2019
On December 5, 2019, Angela Wiggins will speak at the Barrie Chamber Business Breakfast on "Getting Employees to Work - The Basics of Attendan......MORE
Brian Mulroney Award
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By now most employers know (or should know) that accommodation is a difficult process to navigate. One of the challenges that employers must addres......MORE
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