About Kathryn Marshall
Kathryn Marshall is a versatile lawyer with strong litigation and court room experience.
Kathryn is an experienced communicator, researcher and writer with a track record in advocacy. She is a founder of SayKnowMore.ca, a national campaign to end sexual violence and harassment on university and colleges campuses.
She founded the award winning Canadian law website Lawsome.ca, which covers a variety of legal industry topics, from legal tech to social media tips for lawyers. Her columns on law and public affairs have appeared in Canadian Lawyer, Law Times, Reuters TrustLaw, Toronto Star and numerous other publications. Formerly, she was the Civic Affairs columnist for 24 Hours Vancouver and has contributed to the Huffington Post.
Kathryn Marshall has been quoted in national publications such as the National Post and Maclean’s Magazine. She has also appeared as a commentator on various public affairs programs, and has provided testimony on several occasions before a House of Commons Committee concerning new government legislation with respect to the protection of women and girls from exploitation and violence.
Prior to commencing her legal career, Kathryn worked for two senior Federal Cabinet Ministers, spearheaded a national NGO and worked for a leading public policy think tank. In 2012, she was profiled in a feature piece by Canadian Lawyer for her advocacy work.
Kathryn Marshall volunteers her time with several community organizations, which have included Access Pro Bono Law and the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Currently, she volunteers with Young Women in Law. She was the recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for her work in advocacy.