She obtained her J.D. degree from Queen’s University in 2021 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2022.
Prior to attending law school, Oleyna completed her M.Sc. in Medical Sciences at McMaster University, specializing in immunology and allergic disease. She was recognized with the Outstanding Achievement Award for her research on cord blood dendritic cell populations in atopic-at-risk and not-at-risk infants.
At Queen’s University Faculty of Law, Oleyna acted as a student caseworker at the Queen’s Business Law Clinic and participated in the Harold G Fox Moot in Intellectual Property, where the Queen’s team took home the prize for Best Respondent Factum. In her spare time, Oleyna acted as President of the Minute Moot Club and created the Queen’s Intellectual Property Law Club, where she also served as President. Following law school, Oleyna articled in an IP boutique in Toronto.
Oleyna attended McMaster University and graduated summa cum laude with a B.Sc (Honours), with distinction, in Life Sciences-Origins Research Specialization.