Rovena Hajdëri joined the LCO on January 5, 2009 on a year long contract. Rovena received her Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Tirana in Albania, studied in the Netherlands, Italy and Austria and obtained her LLM from Queen’s University. Called to the Ontario Bar in June 2008, she articled with the National Judicial Institute in Ottawa from where she comes highly recommended for her research and interpersonal skills. She has worked for the United States Agency for International Development, the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Tonucci & Partners LLP, an international law firm, and the American Bar Association. She is fluent in French, Italian and Albanian and has a working knowledge of Spanish.