Lorrie attended Wilfrid Laurier University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1995. She then attended McMaster University for the completion of her Masters of Arts degree in Political Theory, in 1996. Lorrie attended the University of Windsor receiving her Bachelor of Laws in the year 2000. She articled with Giffen Lawyers LLP, and was called to the bar in Ontario in February 2002.
Upon her call to the bar, Lorrie joined the firm as an associate in the area of civil litigation, and became a partner at Giffen Lawyers in 2011. Lorrie now practices exclusively in the practice of Family Law. In her practice, Lorrie is actively involved in the negotiation of Separation Agreements, including the resolution of custody/access disputes and child support. Where matters cannot be settled, Lorrie is also involved with the litigation of family law disputes in the Unified Family Court.
Lorrie is a member of the Waterloo Law and the Canadian Bar Associations. In her spare time, Lorrie enjoys spending time with her family, reading, socializing and gardening.