University of Toronto Faculty of Law - JD


University of Calgary - Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) - Global Development Studies

Julianna Lyon

Julianna Lyon is a 2L summer student who aspires to be an effective advocate.

Julianna attends law school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, Julianna obtained a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Global Development Studies from the University of Calgary, where she was on the Dean’s List during all four years of her studies.

In law school, Julianna volunteers at the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, where she currently leads a student group that researches Indigenous Self-Governance. Julianna spent her 1L summer working at a legal clinic, where she represented low-income clients at the Ontario Court of Justice, primarily for Family Law matters.  She continued this work into her 2L year, which has given her extensive experience advocating for vulnerable clients. Julianna is also very active in the moot court community. Most recently, Julianna was on the winning team of the 2024 Frank Callaghan Memorial Cup Moot, and was additionally awarded best Respondent. She also worked as a Bench Clerk for the Faculty’s 2023 Grand Moot - helping to develop a moot problem that centered around the use of AI in administrative decision making.

Julianna spends most of her spare time outdoors by cycling, hiking, golfing, and skiing. Julianna also enjoys photography and loves to travel with her many cameras in tow.