In a feature story, Greg Monforton and Partners’ Senior Associate Joanna Sweet discusses her time in the PhD program at Carleton University. Sweet earned her PhD in Political Science from the university in 2012.
Sweet explains how she had opportunities to meet politicians and attend Parliament events while she worked on her PhD thesis. Her experience in the PhD program helped her develop skills she uses as a lawyer. She got many opportunities to do public speaking and present things. She also had a lot of networking opportunities.
Her graduate work has taught her how to handle complex, multi-faceted issues and come up with creative solutions.
Sweet joined our firm in 2013 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2019.