Tara Mrejen is an Associate at DMG Advocates. She is developing a broad-based commercial litigation practice.

Prior to joining DMG in 2018, Tara served as a law clerk to the Honourable Madam Justice Jocelyne Gagné of the Federal Court of Canada. She also articled with Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji in the Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, the Netherlands from 2013 to 2014. As a judicial law clerk, she worked on a variety of files in the areas of intellectual property, administrative law, tax law, international law, and civil procedure.

Tara has acted as a per diem Assistant Crown Attorney for the Attorney General by appearing in court on various case management and procedural matters. She also has experience as Crown Counsel and has provided legal advice to adjudicators in the context of regulatory proceedings.

While in law school, Tara served as an editor of the University of Toronto Law Review and the McGill Journal of Law and Health. She received the J.S.D. Tory Writing Award in recognition of her writing and research skills. Tara worked on important legal scholarships as an academic visitor at the University of Oxford Faculty of Law and as a research assistant to various professors of law. She also studied for a year abroad at the University of Edinburgh School of Law and for a semester at the University of Virginia.

Tara studied at McGill University where she was in the joint civil and common law program. She is fluent in French.

Before pursuing her legal career, Tara was a volunteer first responder Emergency Medical Services paramedic.

Bar Admission

  • Ontario (2017)

Education

  • Masters of Law (LLM), University of Toronto (2016)
  • Bachelor of Civil Law/Bachelor of Law (BCL/LLB), McGill University (2013)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) with Honours, McGill University (2009)
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Fellowship Fund Scholarship, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law (2015-2016)
  • J.S.D. Tory Writing Award, McGill University (2012)
  • Dean’s List, History Honours Program, International Relations, University of Virginia, College of Arts & Sciences – Exchange Program (2009)