Fiona McNestry is an associate at Greenwood Defence Law, where she regularly appears before the Ontario and Superior Courts of Justice and specializes in assisting individuals with mental health issues. While her primary focus is criminal law, Fiona also practices regulatory law and appears before various administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Review Board and National Parole Board.
Fiona graduated from the University of Toronto, Trinity College with an honours Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Ethics. She completed her Juris Doctor at Western University, where she gained valuable experience in client advocacy as a Caseworker at Western University's renowned Legal Aid Clinic, Community Legal Services. As a Caseworker, Fiona represented individuals charged with various summary conviction offences, as well as in child custody and access cases. While at Western, Fiona clerked at the Ontario Court of Justice in Scarborough and completed an internship with Peacebuilders International (Canada).
Prior to joining Greenwood Defence, Fiona worked as a summer student and completed her articles with Lockyer Campbell Posner. During this time, she worked closely with senior counsel on complex trials and appeals at the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal, including extradition cases.