Current Students

Julia Burke, B.A. (Hons.), J.D.
Law School: Osgoode Hall Law School
Tel: 416.840.6661


Julia joined Beard Winter LLP as an articling student in 2017.

Julia received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Business from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2013. She greatly enjoyed her time spent as an orientation leader and playing in the girl's football league.
Julia graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School this past June. During her time there, Julia was a Dean’s Fellow, orientation leader and volunteered with CLASP. She also qualified for the quarterfinals in the Lerners Moot cup.

Julia is an avid Montreal Canadiens fan and loves the outdoors, playing sports and going to concerts.

Stefani Cuberovic, B.Mus, M.Mus, J.D.
Law School: Western University Law School
Tel: 416.840.6694


Stefani Cuberovic is returning to Beard Winter LLP for her articles after summering at the firm.

Prior to attending law school, Stefani completed an undergraduate degree in piano performance at Queen’s University, and received the gold medal in music for highest academic standing upon graduating. She subsequently completed a Masters degree in piano performance at the University of Ottawa where she was an active performer and collaborator. Ms. Cuberovic received the Dean of Law Entrance Scholarship from Western University Faculty of Law upon being accepted to law school, and became a very active member of the Western Law community. Stefani acted as a student ambassador for Western Law, was one of three students on the Admissions Committee for the 2016-2017 cycle, acted as a Staff Editor for the Western Journal of Legal Studies, and chaired the Western Law Social Committee. Stefani participated in several moots during her time at Western Law including the Kawaskimhon Talking Circle Moot, and was also a semi-finalist in the Torys LLP Negotiation Competition. Most recently, Stefani acted as the Research Assistant for Professor Berend Hovius, focusing her research largely on unjust enrichment in the context of separation between common law spouses.

In her spare time, Stefani enjoys travelling, playing the piano, walking her dog, Maya, and exploring new restaurants in Toronto.

Francesca D’Aquila-Kelly, B.A.(Hons.), J.D.
Law School: University of Windsor
Tel: 416.840.6693


Francesca is pleased to be returning as an Articling Student after working as a Summer Law Student with Beard Winter LLP in 2016.

Francesca received her Juris Doctor from the University of Windsor and a degree in Criminology from York University. Her work experience includes co-founding a business focused on educational mentoring as well as working for the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care as a Litigation Records Search and Review Assistant.

While completing her law degree, Francesca served as the Student Coordinator of the Peer Mentorship Program. In this role, she was responsible for the operation of the program and the development of mentor-mentee relationships between over 350 students. Francesca also acted as Club President of Windsor Law in Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted, worked as a Teaching Assistant in the area of Constitutional Law, and was a Litigant Surveyor for Pro Bono Students Canada’s Self-Represented Litigants Project.

In her final year, Francesca represented Windsor Law at the 2017 Canadian Client Consultation Competition and received the J.W Whiteside Award in recognition of her efforts in servicing the Faculty of Law and the legal community.

Currently, Francesca is continuing to develop her research surrounding Ontario’s newest privacy tort, Public Disclosure of Embarrassing Private Facts. She presented this research at the 10th Annual Canadian Law Student Conference and the UWill Discover Conference where she was awarded second prize for Best Presentation in Law.

During her spare time, Francesca enjoys spinning, skiing, and exploring Toronto’s restaurant scene.

Alex Henderson, B.A. (Hons.), J.D.
Law School: University of Windsor
Tel: 416.840.6668


Alex joined Beard Winter LLP as an Articling Student in 2017 after graduating from the University of Windsor’s single J.D. program.

During his final year of law school, Alex served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues (WRLSI). As Editor-in-Chief of the WRLSI, Alex was ultimately responsible for Windsor Law’s only student-run academic publication, which is comprised of approximately 60 Windsor Law students.

Prior to law school, Alex studied at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, where he received an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies, graduating with highest distinction. While completing his schooling, Alex also volunteered for local lawyers near his hometown of Whitby, Ontario, where he gained a profound appreciation for careful and attentive lawyering.

Outside of the law, Alex enjoys relaxing at his family’s cottage, playing the guitar, staying active, travelling, and watching his favourite Toronto sports teams.

Pearce Jarvis, B.A., J.D.
Law School: Western University Law School
Tel: 416.840.6663


Pearce returns to Beard Winter LLP after completing his summer term with the firm in 2016. He recently received his JD from the University of Western Ontario’s Faculty of Law, which included a semester at the University of Nottingham Law School in the United Kingdom. Before law school, Pearce obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario.

Prior to joining Beard Winter LLP, Pearce worked at CI Financial where he spent time in the legal, operations, and financial services departments. He also worked in the accounting department at the Toronto Real Estate Board.

In his spare time Pearce enjoys playing tennis, squash and golf. He is also an avid Bruce Springsteen fan.

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