At Edelmann & Company, we know that the COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for all members of Canadian society, but that refugee claimants, permanent residents, and other non-citizens may face particular challenges as a result of the pandemic and the resulting shutdown, including social isolation policies. In particular, the closure of many international borders,… Read More

Randall Cohn, will be co-presenting at the Immigration Law – Refugee Lawyers’ Group meeting about his recent experience of volunteering with migrants at the U.S./Mexico border and in a US detention centre. The presenters will share their experiences and lessons learned, and also highlight the ways in which Canadian lawyers may be able to get… Read More

Duties include: -Answering phones, directing calls -Greeting clients -Booking meetings, scheduling interpreters and managing the office calendar -General scanning and filing. -Data-entry, including processing payments -Preparing court materials (printing, binding, punching) -Making regular trips to the post-office (~1 block away) -Ordering supplies -Basic office cleaning -Other basic office tasks, as required. Skills required: -Ability to… Read More

Lawyer Position – Immediate Opening We are a progressive law firm located in downtown Vancouver specialized in refugee, immigration, and criminal law. The successful candidate will be responsible for the conduct of a wide variety of client files in a friendly and supportive environment. Experience and Qualifications: Demonstrated interest in human rights and social justice… Read More

In November, Randall Cohn traveled to Texas to volunteer for a week with the Dilley Pro Bono Project, which provides legal services to women and children currently in US immigration detention. You can read his reflections about his experience here.… Read More

Edelmann & Co. was recognized by Acquisition International by receiving the award for the most trusted criminal defense firm in British Columbia.… Read More

Will Tao co-hosted a talk on “privigration” on October 17, 2019. “While “privigration” is not a word yet, it describes the issue of privacy in immigration process.” Will discussed the trends, the problems, the solutions and shared their theories and practical solutions. … Read More

Will Tao appeared on the front page of the Star metro on the weekend edition for October 18-20, 2019. He appeared in two articles (here and here) in the Star about why ethnocultural communities need to show up and vote in the upcoming federal election.… Read More