Xilonen is an articled student working at the clinic. She just completed her J.D. from the University of Victoria. Before joining the IRLC, Xilonen worked as a research assistant on projects involving family law, class-action settlements, and restorative justice. She was a recipient of the 2020 BC Lieutenant Governor’s Silver Medal for Democracy, Inclusion, and Reconciliation. In her free time, she enjoys walking with her dog, Mijo.