- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Employment & Labour Law
- Latin America
|University ||LaSalle College, A.E.P., Immigration Consultant, 2007|
|Law School||University of Ottawa, LL.L., cum laude, 2011|
|Languages||English; French; Spanish|
Julio Mena is an associate in the Montréal office of Davis LLP. His practice is focused on business immigration law, litigation and employment law.
Julio assists clients with a range of Canadian immigration matters, including work permit applications for executives, managers and specialized knowledge workers (intra-company transfers) and applications for permanent residence under the economic class and family reunification (sponsorship) programs. He gained first-hand knowledge of immigration procedures and practices by working at Citizenship and Immigration Canada and by participating in a legal research project for Pro Bono Students Canada. Before law school, he completed a professional program to become an immigration consultant.
Julio's litigation experience includes drafting pleadings and conducting research for senior counsel in commercial matters. His employment law practice includes assisting employers with drafting and reviewing employment contracts and internal policies.
Julio obtained his LL.L. from the University of Ottawa in 2011 and expects to receive his Juris Doctor from the Université de Montréal in 2014. At the University of Ottawa, Julio was elected Secretary of Lawyers Without Borders (University of Ottawa's Division). While at the Université de Montréal, he participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna, Austria in 2013.
He joined Davis LLP as a summer student in 2010 and as an associate upon his call to the Québec Bar.
Julio speaks English, French and Spanish fluently.
Reach Canada's Student of the Year award, 2011
Member, Barreau du Québec
Member, Golden Key International Honour Society
Volunteer, Reach Lawyer Referral Program, Reach Canada, 2010-2012
Secretary, Lawyers Without Borders (University of Ottawa's Division), 2010-2011
Volunteer, Immigration Legal Research, Pro Bono Students Canada, 2008-2009
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Understanding the New Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Pablo Guzman,Julio Mena, September 26, 2014
Some franchises, like other businesses in Canada, have relied on the support of foreign workers to temporarily deal with their labour shortages, where there are no Canadian citizens or permanent residents available. Due to recent major changes in corporate/business immigration law, employers must...
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