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Emerson H. Wargel


Emerson is an Associate lawyer who practices in the areas of general civil litigation and employment law. He started at Barriston in 2022, after practicing as an associate and articling at a prominent management-side labour and employment law firm.

He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Western University in 2020, where he graduated on the Dean’s List and received the Law Society of Ontario Award for academic excellence. While at law school, Emerson participated frequently in moots and oral advocacy competitions, winning multiple accolades. He represented Western at the Willms and Shier Environmental Law Moot, where he won Distinguished Oralist. Prior to attending law school, Emerson received his Bachelors of Arts, Honours (with Distinction) in Political Science from the University of Guelph.

In his spare time, Emerson helps with the family Christmas tree farm south of Collingwood, and restores classic automobiles.

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