Rachael Paquette


Rachael joined Cheadles as an associate lawyer following her call to the Ontario Bar on June 18, 2015.

Rachel’s practice is dedicated to Aboriginal law, Police Services law, and Labour & Employment law. In addition to assisting clients with litigation and arbitration matters, she also advises in policy-development.

Prior to law school, Rachael worked with First Nation organizations and functioned in a multi-portfolio capacity with a broad range of responsibilities for projects in education, counselling, student services, capital, project management, advocacy, liaising and developing partnerships.  She was responsible for project design, implementation, management and reporting to funding agencies and First Nation leadership.   She also gained valuable experience in research, policy analysis and development.

Rachael was born in Sioux Lookout, proudly raised in Northwestern Ontario, and is fluent in Northern Ojibwe.

Bar Admission

2015 – Ontario


  • 2000 – Lakehead University – Political Science
  • 2002-2004 – Lakehead University – Part-time baccalaureate studies in science
  • 2014 – University of Manitoba – Juris Doctor