James Pendergast is a Summer Student at Rosen Kirshen Tax Law.
James is entering his third and final year at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Outside of academics, James is a chair of the Faculty of Law’s Health and Wellness Committee, volunteers with the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) program and was an Associate Editor with the University of Toronto Law Review. This year, James competed for the University of Toronto at the 2019 Donald G. H. Bowman National Tax Moot.
Prior to attending University of Toronto, James studied Spanish translation at Dalhousie University and Universidad Autónoma de Campeche. At Dalhousie, James was awarded the President’s Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement and graduated with Distinction.
James was raised on Prince Edward Island before moving to Nova Scotia for university. He grew up playing basketball, volleyball, tennis and running track and field. When not at work, he enjoys working out, playing and following basketball and tennis and travelling. James will be spending his next semester at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland before returning to Toronto to graduate.
James speaks English and Spanish and is trying to learn Portuguese.