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Emily Kim, Taiwo Onabolu join Toronto’s Monkhouse Law as associates

by HR Law Canada

Toronto-based Monkhouse Law has welcomed two new associates to its practice.

Andrew Monkhouse, managing partner, made the announcement in a LinkedIn post. Joining the firm are Emily Kim and Taiwo Onabolu.

Emily Kim

Kim holds an Honours B.A. in Legal Studies with a Sociology and Criminology Specialization from the University of Waterloo, followed by her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa. 

Additionally, she broadened her horizons through international exchange programs at the University of Exeter in England and City University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, where she gained invaluable insights into diverse legal systems and cultures.

During law school, Kim distinguished herself as a legislative intern at the Senate of Canada, student section executive at the Ontario Bar Association, and a student executive member at Pro Bono Students Canada.

She is a compassionate lawyer and zealous advocate who is committed to her client’s causes.

Outside the office, she indulges her passion for exploration, having traveled to 17 countries and counting. Emily finds joy in creative pursuits such as songwriting, drawing, painting, and photography, and she is an avid musical theatre fan.

Taiwo Onabolu

Prior to joining Monkhouse Law, Onabolu worked at a full-service law firm in downtown Toronto.

Onabolu received his JD from the University of Windsor Faculty of Law after obtaining his Honours Bachelor of Arts Major in Law and Society and Minor in French Studies at York University.

During law school, he was the president of the Student Law Society, he also served as an Executive Director of Operations of the Black Law Students Association.

Onabolu also worked at Community Legal Aid dealing with ODSP and landlord and tenant board matters, tutored at his local high school in French and Law courses, and participated and coached in the Canadian National Negotiation Competition. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2023.

In his spare time, Onabolu enjoys watching anime, playing sports and learning the violin.

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