Tyra Yah is a summer student at Rosen Kirshen Tax Law.
Tyra is entering her final year at the Queen’s University Faculty of Law. During law school, Tyra worked as a Case Analyst at the Conflict Analytics Lab, analyzing employee vs. independent contractor cases litigated at the Tax Court of Canada. She was also the President of the Queen’s Law Tax Society, volunteer at the Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic, Project Lead for a Pro Bono Students Canada research project, and External Director of the Queen’s Asian Law Students Association, which won the Professional Excellence Award for their contribution to the legal community.
Prior to joining RKTL as a summer student, Tyra summered at the Community Legal Clinic of York Region’s housing litigation department.
She received her Honours B.A in History from the University of Toronto, graduating with High Distinction. During her time at the University of Toronto, Tyra received multiple scholarships, completed a summer abroad at Oxford University, and was Director of the St. Michael’s College Student Philanthropy Council, where she helped create an annual scholarship for student leaders in philanthropy.
In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, cooking, and exploring the Toronto food scene.