R. MARIA SHEPHERD

Sr. Paralegal


Maria has been a paralegal since 1996.


She is a staunch advocate and keynote speaker against wrongful convictions and participates in conferences internationally. She sits on the Board of Directors of Innocence Canada.

Katherine Vandenberg has always had a passion for helping others. In 2019, she graduated from Sheridan College with a her Paralegal diploma. Katherine was sworn in as a Paralegal in November 2019.


Katherine has joined our team as a part-time legal Assistant.

Matthew Cabral is a hard-working Paralegal and lover of history.


He spent 3 years studying history at University of Toronto, Mississauga, before graduating with High Honours from the Sheridan College Paralegal program.

He now does everything in his capacity as a licensed Paralegal to ensure that each client is treated with the dignity, respect and attention they deserve.

After 25 years of a miscarriage of justice, Maria Shepherd and her family obtain justice.

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