Laurie Aitchison was born and raised in Oshawa. She is married with two young sons. Laurie left Canada for several years to pursue her education in the United States. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Boston College in 1997 and her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2000. Laurie was called to the Bar in California in 2000 and in Ontario in 2003. Laurie has a wide range of practice areas including immigration, civil litigation, real estate, wills and estates and appeals. Laurie has extensive experience in Ontario’s courts and tribunals.