Paralegals and Law Clerks – Litigation and Dispute Resolution






Fanshawe College (Diploma in Law Clerk Program)
Western University (Bachelor of Arts Honours Specialization in Philosophy)


Davies, Shannon (047)

Shannon Marie Rose Davies, Law Clerk


Shannon plays an active and distinguished role at Harrison Pensa both through her community service and her work in the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Group where she assists lawyers with the recovery of liquidated debt and assets. Shannon’s duties encompass a wide range of tasks including preparing, issuing and filing court documents, corresponding with trustees and debtors, and mediating client-agent communications. Shannon also works closely with clients to ensure that their goals are met through reasonable settlements in cases of bankruptcy and insolvency.


Seneca College (Law Clerk Program)
Western University (Honors Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies)

Community and Volunteer

Shannon’s passion for the law extends far beyond the office and she illustrates this through her continued involvement within Harrison Pensa as a member of the Children’s Christmas Party committee and as a volunteer at the firm’s annual Oyster Party. She is also a regular volunteer at the Village of Glendale Crossing.


MacDonald, Kristina (029)

Kristina MacDonald, Law Clerk


Kristina’s deep knowledge and passion for the law are evident in her work as a member of the Insurance Defence Practice Group. Her role incorporates a wide assortment of tasks, with a focus on assisting clients in subrogated actions pertaining to various property and product liability-related claims under the Rules of Civil Procedure within the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Kristina also works with the subrogation team to help clients in all manners of industry including municipalities, manufacturers, contractors, local businesses, and home and property owners.


Fanshawe College (Diploma in Law Clerk Program) – Honours

Professional Associations

National Association of Subrogation Professionals


Tarr, Donna (022)

Donna Tarr, Law Clerk


Donna brings 32 years of experience to the Personal Injury Law Practice Group at Harrison Pensa where she manages personal injury files from beginning to their closure. She has a wealth of knowledge in working within the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule and coordinating between the injured party and their insurer. Donna is responsible for the daily support of these injured clients through reviewing and providing legal summaries on case law, pre-trial memos and mediation briefs. Donna works closely with these clients through fielding incoming calls, meeting with plaintiffs, and attending all proceedings including examinations for discovery, private mediations, and trial. Additionally, she works with insurers with respect to accident benefits and tort law. Donna is a veteran and key player in our litigation practice group.


Fanshawe College – Honors

Community and Volunteer

Donna is a member of a variety of community initiatives and committees including the Brain Injury Association and the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association.