Natasha Udell is a graduate from the University of Windsor and was called to the bar in 2007 after having articled at a full-service litigation firm in Windsor, Ontario.
Shortly thereafter, Natasha moved to Ottawa and worked as an Assistant Crown Attorney where, was a member of the Domestic Violence team and the Drug Treatment Court Program. Natasha also partnered with the Ministry of Attorney General Justice on Target initiative and was responsible for creating a diversion program for first-time and/or low-risk offenders.
Natasha has worked as in-house counsel for the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO) from January 2010, and was awarded the Ontario Confederation of Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Award for Distinction in Grievance and Arbitration (2023).
Natasha recently started a new position with the Ontario Provincial Police Association (OPPA) and is responsible for providing general legal support to the Board and members via the collective Agreement, and dealing with matters touching the Ontario Labour Relations Act, the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Natasha has also had the opportunity to file cases at the Divisional Court, Ontario Court of Appeal, and Supreme Court of Canada.
Natasha is a true believer in ADR principles and mediation and has been a full-time member of the ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO) since 2018 and a long-time member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers (CALL).