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Deanna is one of the most respected immigration lawyers in Canada, but as far as we're concerned she's just the nicest person we could ever hope to work with. She joined the firm in 2010 after working for many years as the executive director and staff lawyer of a non-profit serving the needs of foreign live-in caregivers. Deanna is a crack immigration litigator, winning all the cases she should and a few she probably shouldn't, and frankly we're glad we never have to face off against her in court. When she's on your side, you'll find her tenacity tempered by a deep compassion and a genuine desire to make your life better.

In between solving seemingly unsolvable problems for her clients, Deanna somehow finds time to speak at various conferences and for grassroots organizations and to challenge our ongoing "cutest office dog" competition.

Deanna is your go-to expert on live-in caregivers, medical inadmissibility, human trafficking and immigration litigation before the Federal Court and the Immigration and Refugee Board.

  • 205 - 560 Beatty Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3
Bar Admissions
  • British Columbia, 2003

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Immigration Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Immigration Law, Vancouver, Canada (2023)
  • Immigration Law, Vancouver, Canada (2017)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Immigration Law

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