- 2014 Osgoode Hall Law school, JD
- 2015 Called to the Bar, Law Society of Ontario
- Pragmatic, compassionate and highly effective
Mika has practiced in the areas of employment, labour, professional discipline, and administrative law since 2015.
She provides practical and creative advice to employees and employers about their rights and responsibilities. Whether negotiating severance packages or drafting workplace policies, Mika works with clients to understand their priorities and chart the best way forward.
Mika also has an active human rights practice, assisting clients who have been discriminated against, including at work, when receiving services or in housing. Mika was co-counsel on two notable human rights cases:
- AB v Ontario – a challenge to the Minister of Education’s decision to re-institute the 1998 sex-ed curriculum; and
- Ferguson v Ontario – a challenge to the Minister of Government and Consumer Services’ refusal to provide the option of choosing Male, Female or Non-binary on Ontario birth certificates
Mika received her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, where she was awarded the Dean’s Gold Key Award for outstanding contribution to the life of the law school.
While at Osgoode, Mika also participated in the intensive program in Poverty Law at Parkdale Community Legal Services in the Workers’ Rights Division. She continues to support the work of the clinic.
Mika holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Development Studies from Trent University.