Cecilia Senra Perdigao is originally from Elliot Lake, located in Northern Ontario. She began her studies in 1997 at the University of Ottawa, where she received her undergraduate degree in Social Sciences with a concentration in Criminology. She continued her university education in communications.
Cecilia began working as a legal assistant at Anderson Law Office in 2000 and continued working with Dan Anderson while studying law at the University of Ottawa. She received her LL.B. at the University of Ottawa in 2007 and successfully completed both the Ontario Bar Admission course and her Articles of Clerkship at Burke-Robertson LLP. Cecilia was called to the Bar in June 2008, and joined the team at LaPierre Law Office Professional Corporation.
While studying law, Cecilia worked as a team leader for the Pro Bono Canada Program and volunteered at the Family Law Information Centre. She also volunteered with Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (“LEAF”). Her volunteer work extended beyond the legal community, as Cecilia volunteered with CHEO, Fund for a New Generation, MS Society and Run for the Cure. She has acted as the President of WBC, Women’s Business Connections, and has been active in various local business groups. Cecilia was named as the Notable Networker for the Orleans Business Links Chapter in 2008, and has been a top finalist for the Orleans Chamber of Commerce Professional of the Year for 2009, 2011 and 2013.
Cecilia currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Orleans Chamber of Commerce, and is the Chairperson of the Business Excellence Awards. Cecilia strongly believes in the future of our young people in the legal profession, and actively conducts seminars at local schools.
Cecilia is passionate about the law and dedicated to her practice at LaPierre Law Office Professional Corporation by providing services in family law, real estate, wills and estates.
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