Keita Szemok-Uto - Watson Goepel Vancouver Lawyers

Keita Szemok-Uto Student


Keita is an articling student at Watson Goepel LLP.

Before joining Watson Goepel, Keita was an intern with the International Humanitarian Law team at the Canadian Red Cross, where he helped develop legal research memos.

Keita volunteered in the Dalhousie Legal Aid Clinic during law school, providing legal information and assistance to members of the Nova Scotia community, primarily in Residential Tenancy and family law. He also participated in pro-bono initiatives involving civil litigation and wills and estates. At the Teryl Scott Legal Prison Clinic, he drafted legal forms for self-represented litigants taking civil action against Correctional Services Canada. At the Dalhousie Wills Project, he drafted formal wills for low-income seniors living in Halifax.

Keita enjoys cooking, swimming, and playing chess in his spare time.


  • Bachelor of Arts, University of British Columbia, 2019
  • D., Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, 2023

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia)