Get to know some happy lawyers and learn about their not-so-average law practices.
Elham Ellen Jamshidi
Jamshidi & Associates
Toronto, ON Criminal LawLitigation
Jan 27, 2023
While Elham embraces that she does not look like what people may expect a lawyer to look like, her persona inside and outside of court are very different. Elham wants to be an example of non-traditional professionalism.
Crown Office Vancouver
Vancouver, BC Criminal Law
Sep 13, 2022
On the surface, Clare Jennings’ work as a Crown Counsel may seem average. What’s not average is the unique kind of training she's had for her work, and the fulfillment she finds in her equally unique life outside of work.
HD Law Group
Calgary, AB Civil LitigationCriminal LawFamily LawCommercial LitigationPersonal Injury
Aug 16, 2022
Has anyone ever told you that you were not cut out to be a lawyer? Maybe that you didn’t fit the mold, or would be better suited for another career? Jason Demers has been told all of those things and more, but law is what he wanted to do, and he is no stranger to fighting for what he wants.
Criminal Defence Lawyer
JHG Criminal Law
Toronto, ON Criminal Law
Jul 7, 2022
Running a fully functioning criminal defence boutique law firm in downtown Toronto, Jordana works eighty to one hundred hours per week and wouldn’t have it any other way. Why? Because she loves what she does.
Principal Lawyer & Director
Cornwall, ON Criminal LawAccess to Justice
Mar 14, 2022
Neha’s best advice for new lawyers? Don’t follow anyone’s advice. When you start listening to your instincts and following your gut, you begin to flourish and thrive in a practice that is true to yourself.
When Jill Shiskin was in law school, if you’d told her she would become a happy and successful criminal lawyer, she never would have believed it. Jill entered law school in her late 30s with the goal of working in-house in oil & gas, or in employment and human rights law, or in regulatory law – or really in any area of law other than family or criminal law.