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Irvin Sherman

(B.A., J.D., LL.M.)
Contact Info
+1 416-273-8159
Mediator, Arbitrator, Negotiator, Lawyer

Retired Lawyer
Life Member -The Law Society of Upper Canada
Honorary Member- Canadian Bar Association

Professional Experience
2007 A member of the Immigration Appeal Division of the
Immigration and Refugee Board
1997 - 2007 Martinello & Associates
Immigration Counsel
1992 - 1997 Rekai and Johnson - associate
Practice restricted to immigration, deportation, refugee matters and
voluntary Federal Court matters of counsel only
1886 - 1991 Board member, Immigration Appeal Board and the
Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board
1982 - 1986 solo practitioner
Scarborough, Ontario
1980 - 1982 Partner, Sherman & Cosgrove
Scarborough, Ontario
1973 - 1980 Solo practitioner Scarborough, Ontario
1968 - 1973 Associate and Partner, Bowman & Sherman Scarborough,
OntarioExperience in general practice matters including wills and estates, real estate and
mortgages, criminal law, family Law, business law and election law.
2006 Honorary Counsel, Toronto Chapter, Magen David Adom
2004 - 2007 Member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish National Fund
2004 - 2005 Member - Executive Committee Beth Tikvah Synagogue
2003 - 2007 A Vice-Chair of the License Appeal Tribunal
2003 - 2005 Member of the Board of Governors- Beth Tikvah Synagogue
Chairman, Legal Committee – Beth Tikvah Synagogue
2003 Member- Fitness and Wellness Committee – Bayview Golf and Country Club
1998 - 2005 Member – Ontario Professional Immigration Consultants
2002 Member – Health Professions Board – now known as the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board
1997 Membership Chairman – Canadian Bar Association – Citizenship And Immigration Subsection – Ontario
Member – Continuing Legal Education Committee – Canadian Bar Association – Ontario
1995 -1999 Member – Board of Trustees – Scarborough General Hospital
1995 Member – Quality Assurance Committee and Human Resources Committee - Scarborough General Hospital
1994 Member – Canadian Bar Association – Citizenship and Immigration Subsection – Canadian Bar Association - Ontario
Arbitrator – Canadian Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan
1993 A Chairperson, Superintendent of Insurance Advisory Committee
Arbitrator – Ontario Motor Vehicle Arbitration Plan
1992 Instructor in Public Law – Bar Admission Course - Toronto, Ontario
1991 Member, Metropolitan Toronto Library Board
1987 Chairman, Metropolitan Toronto Library Board
1986 Arbitrator, Better Business Bureau, Motor Vehicle Arbitrator Program - Toronto, Ontario
Member, Board of Trustees of the Ontario Science Centre
1984 Member, North York Public Library Board
1983 Vice Chairman, North York Public Library Board
1981 Member, The Court of Revision, Scarborough
1971-1981 Lecturer, Law Clerk Programme
Centennial College, Scarborough, Ontario
1971 Vice-President – Steelesview Heights Ratepayers Association
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Master of Laws degree Osgoode Hall Law School
York University, Downsview, Ontario
1968. Call to the Bar of Ontario as a Barrister & Solicitor
1966. Bachelor of Laws degree Osgoode Hall Law School
Toronto, Ontario (now J.D. degree)
Bachelor of Arts degree Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
1999 Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Immigration Law
1989 & 1991 Volunteer Service Award, Province of Ontario
1980 Appointed Queen's Counsel

Excellent references furnished upon request.