Brent Mendiola is an articling student at MUNERA. Brent received her JD from Osgoode Hall Law School and her Honours BA in Philosophy and Economics from York University, where she graduated with distinction.
Brent supports lawyers and assists clients at MUNERA in different areas of law such as family, real estate, and employment.
Brent also supports the firm’s corporate, immigration, estate planning, and litigation practices.
During her time at law school, Brent was involved in several mooting competitions and clinics. As a result, Brent has had the opportunity to make submissions before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
Brent has also assisted clients with preparation and drafting of application materials for immigration matters, as well as trial preparation for various employment matters.
Brent has been involved in moot competitions related to issues of freedom of speech, privacy, social media liability, accountability of citizen journalists, negligence, and the extent of social host tort liability.
Brent has created an econometric model and written a paper about Foreign Direct Investment inflows into Southeast Asian Countries that ultimately assisted a Canadian mining company’s negotiations with the Government of Cambodia.
Brent has also given a Ted talk about the role of the humanities, social sciences, and fine arts in societal development, the development of human knowledge at large, and in understanding the mechanisms of our social and political lives.
Brent is fully bilingual in English and Filipino and conversant in French and Italian.