Originally from Port Coquitlam, Celina attended Simon Fraser University and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2017. Celina then went on to serve as a Legislative Intern at the BC Legislature in 2018. After completing her internship Celina moved to Kamloops to attend law school at TRU, graduating in 2021. During her first year at TRU she obtained a Certificate in Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Law from Osgoode Professional Development in 2019.
Celina first joined Morelli Chertkow for her second-year summer in 2020 and remained at the Firm for her articles completing them in 2022. We are now excited to announce Celina was called to the bar and we are looking forward to her next chapter at Morelli Chertkow.
Throughout her life, Celina has given her time in support of her community. During her undergrad, she served as the student representative on the SFU Human Rights Policy Board and volunteered with at-risk individuals in Vancouver’s Downtown East side. She’s volunteered as a Team Lead for Herowork Radical Renovations and while at TRU served as the Vice-President and later President of the Society of Law Students. Celina is also active with the Kamloops Bar Association having served on its board as the student representative and Secretary.
In her free time Celina enjoys traveling, camping with her dog Baloo, golfing, and snowboarding in the winter months.