SADAF RAJA

Associate

Sadaf Raja’s practices in criminal law, civil litigation, family law, immigration law, and personal injury.

Sadaf’s experience includes assisting clients with matters and proceedings before the Provincial Court of Alberta, Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Immigration and Refugee Board and Immigration Appeals Division. Prior to joining GSD Law Group, Sadaf articled with a national law firm where she appeared in court on a daily basis. She made numerous successful applications before the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, Federal Court of Canada and the Immigration Appeals Division. While in law school, Sadaf interned as a judicial assistant with Specific Claims Tribunal of Canada. Sadaf was selected to complete an internship with European Academy of Bolzano in Italy. Following her graduation from law school, Sadaf was selected to intern with the United Nations in Thailand. In addition to her international work, Sadaf has worked as a law student with Alberta Civil Liberties Research Center at the University of Calgary, Reach Canada in Ottawa, Pro Bono Students Canada and John Howard Society of Canada. Sadaf currently volunteers with Calgary Legal Guidance to provide assistance in legal aid clinics. On her time off, Sadaf is an avid hiker and a professional photographer and can be found somewhere in the Rocky Mountains.

Areas of Practice:

Education:
Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa, 2014
Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice, Mount Royal University, 2011

Bar Admissions:
Law Society of Alberta, 2015

Languages :

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Conversational French

Articles :
When to Opt for Desk-Divorce
Changes to the Citizenship Act
Does the Charter Impose a Duration Requirement for Detention for an Immigration Purpose?
The Basics on Child Support
Rules On Language & Residency Requirement To Kick In Next Week, October 11 2017