Ms. Arghavan Gerami: Lawyer with Gerami Law PC

Ms. Arghavan Gerami

Arghavan Gerami is an Ottawa Lawyer and the owner of Gerami Law PC. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007 and has worked at the Department of Justice as well as Federal Court of Appeal. She is currently practicing in the area of immigration, criminal, administrative, civil litigation and employment law. She also has experience in the area of human rights, Charter of Rights as well as alternative dispute resolution.
Ottawa,  ON  Canada

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Practice Areas

  • Immigration and Refugee
  • Employment
  • Civil Litigation
  • Human Rights
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
Contact InfoTelephone: 613-695-4529
Cell Phone: 613-983-5756
Fax: 613-695-7776
University York University, B.A., Honours, 1998; University of Toronto, M.A., 2000
Law SchoolOsgoode Hall Law School (J.D., 2004; LL.M., 2009)
Admitted2007, Ontario
Memberships Law Society of Upper Canada; Advocates' Society; Criminal Lawyers Association; Defence Counsel Association of Ottawa; County of Carlton Law Association; Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice; Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals; ADR Institute of Canada.
LanguagesEnglish, French and Farsi

Ontario Graduate Scholarship. University of Toronto Fellowship. Recipient: J.S.D. Tory Research and Writing Award; Ministry of Attorney General "Excelsior Award" for Excellence in Teamwork. Articles: Hon. Irwin Cotler, Kent Roach, Heather McIvor, Ron Skolrood and Arghavan Gerami, "The Decisive Moment of (In)Decision: Insite and Ministerial Discretion" 6 Journal of Parliamentary and Political Law, No. 1, March 2012, pp. 225-260; "Lawyers Share Their Experience on Career Move: Transitioning from Government Lawyering to Private Practice and Vice Versa," Ontario Bar Association, Public Sector Lawyers' Section, September 2011; "Clustering of Administrative Tribunals in Ontario" Ontario Bar Association, June 2011; "Adequacy of Reasons in a State of Flux," Ontario Bar Association, June 2011; "Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (Ministry of Transportation and Highways): Has the Doctrine of Fundamental Breach Really Been Put to Rest?" OBA Public Sector Lawyers Newsletter, July 2010; "Bridging the Theory-and-Practice Gap: Mediator Power in Practice." Conflict Resolution Quarterly, July 2009, 26 (no. 4) 433-451; "Technology and the Future of Legal Services Delivery," OBA Public Sector Lawyers Newsletter, December 2009; "OBA Response to the LSUC Licensing and Accreditation Task Force Consultation Report," OBA Working Group, Ontario Bar Association, Submitted on June 3, 2008; "Too Much Deference to the Legislature by the Supreme Court: Did the Court Strike the Right Balance in N.A.P.E.?" OBA Public Sector Lawyers Newsletter, December 2008; "Report from the 7th Annual Charter Conference held on Friday, September 26, 2008." Co-authored with Kathryn Culek and Tiffany Lau, OBA Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Newsletter, November 2008; "Administrative Monetary Penalties and Criminal Offences: The Challenge of Maintaining Clear Boundaries." OBA Sections In Review, July 2008, 2 (No.3).

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Ms. Arghavan Gerami

130 Albert Street, Suite 802
OttawaON K1P 5G4

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