Candace graduated in 2005 from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English (with High Distinction) and also has a degree in Piano Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music. In 2009 she obtained her LL.B. (Cum Laude) from the University of Ottawa where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Law Review.
Candace articled at a boutique litigation firm in Toronto. She then clerked with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, where she worked closely with judges and gained insight into judicial reasoning. Following her call to the bar in 2011, Candace practiced litigation at a prominent Toronto insurance defence firm.
In 2014, she joined Flaherty McCarthy LLP where she continues to practice in the area of insurance defense litigation, as well as in personal injury and commercial litigation. She appears regularly before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.
Outside of work, Candace enjoys cooking, yoga, watching movies, and meditation. She also continues to teach piano.