TERSHA DE KONING
Tersha De Koning is a lawyer interested in criminal, constitutional, and Charter law, at the intersection of which she hopes to practice, publish, and teach. She currently works as a lawyer at Innocence Canada, a non-profit organization that does advocative, exonerative, educative, and reformative work for clients who have been wrongfully convicted of (culpable) homicides, i.e., murder, manslaughter, and infanticide. Tersha attended law school at Queen’s University, where she was a decorated student and mooter and where she served in leadership roles in criminal law, litigation, and advocacy associations. She articled as a clerk at the Superior Court and an ex officio clerk at the Divisional Court. Tersha will be applying for a master’s in law, to specialize in her areas of interest, during the 2022-2023 year. Tersha lives in Canada, where she lives with her family, attends and serves at her local church, and attempts (with sporadic success) to maintain her health, hobbies, and social life.