Ms. Achtemichuk graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in the top 5% of her class. While in law school, Ms. Achtemichuk completed a placement at the Human Rights Legal Support Centre. She also worked at the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic providing family law and immigration law services to survivors of domestic violence.
Ms. Achtemichuk is an alumni of the Arts & Science program at McMaster University. She graduated summa cum laude. Before law school, she was an international class rugby player.
In addition to her criminal trial and appellate practice, Ms. Achtemichuk is a course instructor at Trent University.