Esther received an Honours Bachelor of Science from McMaster University in 2006 following the completion of her senior thesis in visual and cognitive neuroscience. Esther graduated from the University of Toronto in 2011, receiving both her Juris Doctor and Master of Social Work.
Esther completed a practicum in 2010, working for the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights, contributing to the Asper Centre’s intervention in the polygamy reference case at the B.C. Supreme Court. In the summer of 2010, Esther worked with low income litigants involved in the family and criminal court system in London, Ontario. In 2010/2011, Esther completed a practicum at The Hospital for Sick Children working with the Family Legal Health Program established by Pro Bono Law Ontario, as well as completing research for the Social Work Department regarding the involvement of children with complex health needs in the child welfare system.
Esther works with Thomson Rogers partners, L. Craig Brown, Stacey Stevens, and David Neill in the areas of civil litigation and personal injury. Her practice focuses primarily on helping clients who have experienced motor vehicle collisions, slip and fall injuries, injuries from medical negligence, sexual assault, and assault.