Elham Ellen Jamshidi

Elham Ellen Jamshidi

Litigation Attorney - Jamshidi & Associates

Toronto, ON
Criminal Law Litigation 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.
Clare Jennings

Clare Jennings

Crown Counsel - 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.
Jason Demers

Jason Demers

Founding Partner - HD Law Group

Calgary, AB
Civil Litigation Criminal Law Family Law Commercial Litigation Personal 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.
Jordana Goldlist

Jordana Goldlist

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.
Neha Chugh

Neha Chugh

Principal Lawyer & Director - Chugh Law

Cornwall, ON
Criminal Law Access 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.
Gilliana (Jill) Shiskin

Gilliana (Jill) Shiskin

Lawyer/Sole Practitioner/“Partner” - Craig Hooker Shiskin Criminal Defence

Calgary, AB
Criminal Law Feb 28, 2022

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.

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