Morgan Rowe

YEAR OF CALL: 2013

2011 J.D. Honours,  University of Ottawa

2008 B.Jour. Honours,  Carleton University

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS

  • County of Carleton Law Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada

Morgan Rowe practices in the areas of labour and employment, human rights, and constitutional and administrative law. Morgan regularly represents unions in grievance arbitrations, before labour boards, and in court proceedings across the country. She also represents individual employees in court, as well as before tribunals like the Social Security Tribunal, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, and Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

Morgan is a passionate advocate for disability rights and has volunteered with a number of community organizations providing services for and advocating on behalf of individual with disabilities, including Citizen Advocacy of Ottawa, the Ottawa District Injured Workers Group, and REACH Canada. In 2014, Morgan co-authored a book, titled Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives: Finding a Voice of Their Own, which explores the stories of individuals with disabilities as they navigate barriers in Canadian society.

In addition to her advocacy work, Morgan is actively involved in community legal education and regularly gives presentations at conferences and in classrooms. She is presently a Part-Time Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law, where she teaches Disability Rights and Social Justice.

Morgan is a movie buff who dabbles in video editing in her spare time. She is an avid foodie, a long-time camper, and an amateur but enthusiastic gardener.

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