Careers at Bellissimo Law Group
We are currently accepting applications for Law Clerks.
We will NOT be accepting articling applications for 2013-2014.
Philosophy, Bellissimo Law Group
Bellissimo Law Group, (Ormston, Bellissimo, Rotenberg) strives to meet the increasing and complex legal needs of an ever-growing and sophisticated society with an emphasis on Immigration, Citizenship and Refugee law. We focus upon the need to educate the public at large of the complex facets of the world of law both when acting on behalf of the public and also on a broader scale through our legal writings and publications as well as our interactive web site. Clients look to us and expect vision, insight and value. We appreciate that what we do is not just about the law but about people’s lives. We are therefore, committed to providing effective and efficient legal services through the dedicated and professional individuals at Bellissimo Law Group.
Bellissimo Law Group (Ormston, Bellissimo, Rotenberg) has carved a niche for itself in the immigration law industry. Regarded as a leader in immigration law, Bellissimo Law Group has contributed to many precedent setting decisions at the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. With an emphasis on inadmissibility, litigation and written and oral advocacy Bellissimo Law Group has many opportunities for lawyers in potential full time and part time positions. Interested candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, have experience in legal research and drafting submissions and enjoy working as part of a dynamic and diverse team.
Legal Support Staff, Articling Students & Volunteers
Bellissimo Law Group (Ormston, Bellissimo, Rotenberg) is committed to providing members of our team with hands-on training and experience in the field of immigration law. Our office is a wonderful fusion of energy, intensity and meaningful work on behalf of meaningful individuals. Our firm offers many opportunities for growth and learning. The work at Bellissimo Law Group is as diverse as our clientele and our various departments offer an interesting rotation of legal research and writing, processing, litigation and administration. Skills acquisition at Bellissimo Law Group are not only specific to immigration law but are transferable to many other areas within a legal framework and may include the following: legal research, drafting legal submissions, learning the composition of a legal file, visits to Federal Court and the Immigration and Refugee Board/Immigration Appeal Division, consulting with clients regarding their case, and liaising with other professionals in the industry. Ideal candidates will possess the following skills and characteristics:
- Interested in the field of immigration, citizen and refugee law
- Excellent legal writing skills
- Motivated self-started who is able to work independently but enjoys being part of a dynamic and collaborative team
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Excellent communication skills; both written and verbal
We are always looking for legal talent that are interested in a career and not simply employment. Candidates who possess the requisite skills and characteristics are required to e-mail their resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Ms. Sophianopoulos joins our team as an articling student, having recently completed her J.D at Osgoode Hall Law School. She developed an interest in immigration law during her undergraduate years at the University of Toronto, where she volunteered as a program assistant in the University’s Anti – Racism and Cultural Diversity Office. She subsequently gained more experience in this area when as a law student she volunteered at Jane Finch Community Legal Services and worked as a case manager at Parkdale Community Legal Services. She has represented numerous clients before the Ontario Social Benefits Tribunal and is a passionate advocate for human rights and social justice.
Nick Voight is a recent graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School where he was a Senior Editor of the German Law Journal, volunteered at Osgoode’s Community and Legal Aid Services Programme, and participated in and judged mooting events. Prior to law school, he attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for his undergraduate studies, where he spent a semester on exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Nick became interested in the area of immigration law as a result of his own personal experience immigrating to Canada.