Portrait Photograph of Personal Injury Lawyer Rebecca Coughlan

Rebecca Coughlan

Associate Lawyer

Rebecca is an associate at Beckett. She works primarily in the Sexual Abuse Department.

Born in Sarnia, and raised in the London area, Rebecca attended Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s degree in Sociology. She returned to London for law school, where she contributed to the Western Law community as an elected member of the Student Legal Society.

While completing her degree at Western, Rebecca competed in several mooting competitions, representing Western Law at the Arnup Cup in her second year of study. She also advocated for fellow Londoners as a caseworker at Community Legal Services, and as a Pro Bono Students Canada volunteer, representing their interests in civil and criminal court and tribunal matters.

Rebecca’s education and volunteer experiences have fueled her passion for written and oral advocacy, and goal of reducing barriers to access to justice. She continues to pursue these interests at Beckett, representing individuals who have been injured, with a focus on victims of sexual abuse.

Rebecca obtained her Juris Doctor in 2021, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2022 after summering and completing her articles with Beckett. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, and Middlesex Law Association. Outside of law, Rebecca enjoys attending live music concerts and festivals, gardening, and hiking with her dog.