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Isaac Risling

Articling Student
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Isaac is one of our 2023-2024 articling students.

Isaac received his law degree (Common Law) from the University of Ottawa (cum laude) in 2023 and has a B.A. (Honours) in Political Science from the University of Saskatchewan.

Isaac was very involved in the Family Division of the Community Legal Clinic at law school, summering at the Clinic in 2022 and continuing as a Division Leader and caseworker during his third year.  Isaac was a summer intern with Riverside Family Law in Saskatchewan in 2021.

Isaac also served as a representative with the University of Ottawa Legal Innovation Hub (OLIH), a Peer Mentor and an upper year Ambassador during law school.


  • Dean's Honour List 2021-2023 - University of Ottawa Law School
  • Dean's Honour List Standing 2017-2020 - University of Saskatchewan, Faculty of Arts
  • Baron-Garcea Prize in Political Science - best essay on a topic relating to Indigenous issues in Canadian politics

Education, Admissions & Designations

  • J.D. (Common Law) from University of Ottawa Law School (2023) - graduated cum laude
  • B.A. (Honours) (Political Science) from University of Saskatchewan (2020)