Elham Jamshidi is an experienced litigation attorney with an expertise in criminal law. She has appeared in hundreds of criminal matters as an advocate, including several reported cases.

Elham received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from York University in 2000, with a major in psychology. In that year, she began work at the law firm of Hinkson Sachak McLeod as a law student. She received her L.L.B. from Queen’s University in 2003 and articled with Hinkson Sachak McLeod. Elham was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004.

Elham represents individuals from all backgrounds, charged with the full spectrum of criminal offences. Her cases have included clients accused of murder, sexual assault, robbery, guns and gangs, fraud, and drug offenses. In every case, Elham believes in a well-prepared and aggressive defense of the rights of the accused person.

In addition to her work in her own law practice, Elham has served as a mentor to lawyers, law students, and high school students regarding advocacy and criminal law. She has served as a judge for mock trials and as an articulating principal, and frequently advises new and future legal professionals. In addition to her legal work, Elham volunteers her time to assist local impoverished youth.

A member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association, Elham is fluent in Farsi. She is proud to provide dedicated, energetic representation for each and every one of her clients.


Experience


Jamshidi & Associates
Barrister & Solicitor; 2004 – Present

Jamshidi & Associates is a boutique downtown Toronto litigation firm that focuses on criminal law.

Our lawyers have a reputation for aggressively and creatively achieving successful results for our clients. We consider every case a “must win” regardless of who is involved or what issues we face in Court.

Clients rely on our professional and dedicated approach in handling their most important legal issues.  Our clients trust and respect our legal advice because our lawyers have litigated hundreds of cases at various levels of Court throughout the Province of Ontario.

Our extensive trial experience with both large and complex files, as well as smaller personal matters, have allowed our lawyers to successfully represent thousands of clients.


Education


Queen’s University
Doctor of Law, J.D.
2000 – 2003

Activities and Societies:
Correctional Program representing inmates at the Federal Institution

York University
Bachelor of Arts, B.A., Psychology
1997 – 2000


Associations


Criminal Law Association

Toronto Lawyers Association

Peel Lawyers Association


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