We are happy to be welcoming Will Tao to the firm.  Will, introducing himself to you:   For those that don’t know me, my name is Will – last name – Tao. I am the newest lawyer at Edelmann and Co. Law Offices. I recently made the move from another boutique immigration law firm in… Read More


We are seeking an enthusiastic self-starter full time legal assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting two lawyers and keeping track of the ongoing status of their files at various government agencies.   The legal assistant tasks include Immigration -Preparing, indexing and filing documents for disclosure in accordance with all divisions of the… 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… Read More


Erica Olmstead helped organize the 2018 Vancouver International Humanitarian Law Conference being put on by the Red Cross on  February 24th, 2018 .  Anyone can register to attend and registration is free of charge.… Read More


Peter Edelmann was in Edmonton on February 2 and will be in Calgary on February 9 to present on the topics of Immigration Offences and Remedies in Canadian Criminal Law to Inadmissibility Under IRPA as part of the Legal Education Society of Alberta’s program on the Intersection of Immigration and Criminal Law.… Read More


Peter Edelmann appeared on February 1st before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU) to make submissions on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association on Bill C-59 “An Act respecting national security matters”. Video and transcripts of the appearance will be posted here: http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/SECU/meeting-94/notice The written submissions of the… Read More


On 3 February 2018, Erin Roth is presenting at a Round Table discussion on unaccompanied minors, hosted by the American Bar Association. This is an opportunity to share and discuss the differences in how unaccompanied minors are accommodated in Canada and the United States, particularly in respect to issues of immigration detention and refugee claims.… Read More


We are a small, 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 -J.D. or LL.B. degree… Read More


Jennifer Ellis is part of a panel about careers in refugee law put on by CARL – UBC (Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers – University of British Columbia chapter) .… Read More


Congratulations to Shirin Kiamanesh, our articled student,  who won her first refugee hearing. Well done Shirin!… Read More