Larissa Volinets Schieven
Larissa joined Emond Harnden as an Associate after completing her articles and a term as a summer student with the firm. Larissa practices in all areas of labour and employment law, including human rights matters. Larissa has experience in the unique human resources issues arising in the aviation sector and is a part of Emond Harnden’s Aviation Practice Group. Larissa has been involved in litigation preparation for human rights matters, termination actions and arbitration hearings, also participating in collective bargaining. She drafts and reviews employment contracts and employment policies.
Larissa graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2015. During law school, Larissa took an interest in Alternative Dispute Resolution and completed an Option in Dispute Resolution and Professionalism. She was also a member of the Dean’s Honour List and a recipient of the Osgoode Society Prize for Canadian Legal History.
Prior to attending law school, Larissa completed a Bachelor of Journalism with a Minor in Religion at Carleton University. Throughout her time at Carleton University, Larissa was a member of the Dean’s Honour List and was awarded the K. Phyllis Wilson Scholarship in Journalism. She graduated with Highest Honours and was the recipient of the Senate Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
Larissa is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the County of Carleton Law Association.