Katarina is an articling student at Ross & McBride and a long-time resident of Hamilton. She is currently working with lawyers from across the firm’s many practice groups and has excelled in adapting to different types of files and clients.
Katarina is exceptionally organized and maintains a strong attention to detail in all her work. She’s an enthusiastic learner who isn’t afraid to step outside her comfort zone. She loves taking on new challenges and finding creative ways to solve problems.
Before starting law school, Katarina attended McMaster University where she received an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, along with a minor in Political Science. Katarina received her Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy in 2022 after completing the Dual Program at both institutions.
During her time in law school, Katarina actively competed in a variety of moot court competitions on both sides of the border, where she achieved several awards for her efforts. When she wasn’t competing, Katarina enjoyed volunteering her time to serve as a moot court judge and coach to other law students. Most notably, Katarina helped organize the inaugural Canadian & American Transnational Law Moot, a new moot court competition set to be a permanent addition to the Dual Program. Katarina also worked at the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic, where she successfully represented clients in a variety of matters at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
In her personal life, Katarina loves traveling and going to basketball games. She also has an artistic streak, which she expresses through painting and crafting both classic and creative cocktails.
Katarina is excited to serve the greater Hamilton area at Ross & McBride during her articles.