Kelly Duquette is Métis artist and lawyer, practicing Municipal and Aboriginal business law in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. She has a four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA) and a Juris Doctorate Degree (JD) from the University of Ottawa.
Kelly specialized in Indigenous law throughout her University career and has participated in a number of Indigenous-focused internship opportunities. One of these internship opportunities included the legislative development internship in the Senate alongside Honourable Senator Yvonne Boyer. During this internship, Kelly attended bi-weekly Aboriginal People’s Senate Committee meetings and prepared briefs of the meetings. Further, she assisted and informed Senator Boyer through the completion of various research projects and senate speeches, and responded to questions from the community.