Joshua Slayen - Immigration Lawyer with Larlee Rosenberg in Vancouver, Canada
Joshua Slayen's Bio:
Joshua is a Vancouver based immigration lawyer that provides immigration services to individual and corporate clients around Canada and the world.
Joshua's corporate immigration practice focuses on NAFTA professionals, intra-company transfers, labour market impact assessments (LMIA's) and various paths to permanent residence through provincial nominee programs and Express Entry. He also works with individuals and families, with an emphasis on employment, investment, citizenship and family sponsorship based applications. He regularly assists clients with various inadmissibility issues as well.
Joshua has a diverse background in immigration, which has included assisting clients with various temporary residence, permanent residence and citizenship applications to Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency and international Canadian visa offices. Prior to joining Larlee Rosenberg, Joshua practiced immigration law with other leading immigration firms in Canada, and has frequently appeared at various provincial and federal tribunals and levels of Court.
Joshua is committed to helping clients turn visions into working realities through creative and innovative immigration strategies and a client-focused approach.
Joshua has been blogging for The Huffington Post since 2012. He regularly lectures on immigration matters and has appeared on various media outlets.
*Joshua can be contacted via email at Joshua.Slayen@larlee.com.
ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS:
Article - How to Have a Good Relationship with your Lawyer - HuffingtonPost.com: Click Here
Article - Leave Work out of your Status Updates, or You'll be Sorry - HuffingtonPost.com: Click Here
Article - Advice on Surviving Family business - HuffingtonPost.com: Click Here
Article - Can QuickLaw Really Help Lawyers - HuffingtonPost.com: Click Here
Article - What you need to know about Common-Law - HuffingtonPost.com: Click Here
Article - Is Marriage the new Dating? How Lawyers must adapt in the 21st Century - HuffingtonPost.com: Click Here
Article The Nuances of Marital Agreements- HuffingtonPost.com: Click Here
Article - Using Social Media to Screen Job Applicants - HRInsider.ca: Click Here
Article - The Transition from Business to Law - TheLawInsider.com: Click Here
Article - Gender and Families in Transition - SlayenLawblog.com: Click Here
Article - Legal Linkup's marriage with Social Media - SlayenLawBlog.com: Click Here
Article - Fighting Deportation - Yahoo News
Article - 9 Ways You Can Move To Canada, According To An Immigration Lawyer - The Huffington Post
Article - Manitoba Welcomes Farmers - The Hufington Post
Article - Canada has a new Entry Requirement (and Fee) for Foreign Travelers
Article - A Year End Reflection on the Practice of Law
Article - Canada Welcomes Foregin Tech Talent with Global Skills Strategy
Article: Immigrant Fighting to Stay in Canada? These Should be your 1st Steps
Article: Immigration Law is the New Personal Injury Law
Article: The Intersection of Immigration Law and Social Media
MEDIA AND APPEARANCES
Law Blogger with The Huffington Post - General Page: Click Here
Featured on CTV News: Click Here
Featured in The Metro: Click Here
Featured in The Winnipeg Jewish Review: Click Here
Featured in The Winnipeg Jewish Post: Click Here
Featured LIVE on WDAZ News: Click Here
Recognized by the University of Winnipeg (Website): Click Here
Recognized by University of North Dakota School of Law (Magazine): Click Here
Member - Canadian Law Blog List: Click Here
Featured by University of North Dakota School of Law (Website): Click Here
Recognized by the University of Winnipeg Alumni Journal: Click Here
[VIDEO] - Joshua Slayen - LIVE in Seminar - How to Protect Yourself in the Real Estate Game: Click Here
Featured Guest Speaker - LIVE on CBC RADIO - Wills and Estates Law: Click Here
Write up in the TRANSCONA BIZ: Click Here
Featured Guest Speaker - LIVE on CBC RADIO - Resolution of Family Disputes: Click Here
Guest Speaker - The University of North Dakota School of Law - "The Transition from Law School to Lawyering"
Guest Speaker - Everyday Investors United - "The Real Deal on Real Estate Law"
[VIDEO] - LIVE IN SEMINAR - Joint Ventures in Real Estate / Partnerships and Best Practices
Article/TV/RADIO - CBC News - Winnipeg Man Fights Deportation
VIDEO - Study Permit Refusals: The Basics, Regulatory Changes, Refusals and Judicial Review - Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC)
VIDEO - Investing in Real Estate with RRSP's; Litigation Pitfalls - Private Investment Club (PIC)
Presentation - The Consequences of Criminal Convictions
Presentation - What is the LMIA and What is its Purpose?
Joshua Slayen's Experience:
Law Blogger at The Huffington Post2012 - Present
I write about law, technology and social media based on my experience as a lawyer and my work with LegalLinkup.com.
Lawyer and Notary Public at Zaifman Immigration LawyersApril 2015 - January 2017 | Winnipeg, Manitoba
Zaifman Immigration Lawyers is a full service immigration firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada). We help clients in the following areas of law: Temporary Visitor Visas; Permanent Resident and Landed Immigrant Options for skilled and low skilled workers; Permanent Resident and Landed Immigration Options for business managers and owners; All aspects of the Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program (MPNP) and other provincial nominee programs; Work Permits; Citizenship Applications; Permanent Resident Cards; Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications; Family Sponsorships; Study Permits; CBSA Interviews, Admissibility Hearings and Appeals ; Refugee Applications; Federal Court; including Applications for Leave and Judicial Review, Stay Applications, Appeals and Writs of Mandamus; Inadmissibility to Canada (Re: criminality and/or misrepresentation); Equivalency Essays - Foreign Law-to-Canadian Law (re: criminality); and Waivers and Pardons.
Lawyer and Notary Public at George & Tweed Law CorporationFebruary 2014 - April 2015 | Transcona, Winnipeg
Upon completion of my work with LegalLinkup.com, I began practicing law in Winnipeg in May, 2013 and joined George & Tweed Law Corporation (located in Transcona) in February, 2014. My practice includes the following areas of law: Real Estate Law, Estate Planning, Wills and Powers of Attorney, Probate and Estate Administration, Estate Litigation, Family Law, Business Law, Notary Services.
Articling Student at Taylor McCaffrey LLPNovember 2010 - November 2011
Taylor McCaffrey LLP is a large, full service law firm in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I worked in the areas of business law and commercial litigation. My responsibilities included but were not limited to: conducting research; interviewing clients; drafting pleadings, contracts and legal memoranda; appearing in court and facilitating commercial transactions.
Lawyer at Integreon Inc.2010 - 2010
At Integreon Inc. I focused exclusively on financial litigation. My responsibilities included but were not limited to: drafting legal memoranda and legal opinions; conducting research and performing document review functions.
President at Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, InternationalMay 2008 - May 2009
I was honored to serve as President of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity in my final year at UND Law. I was responsible for: planning and implementing programs and fundraisers; working with fellow students to achieve chapter goals; and facilitating legal clinics for teens that had committed criminal offenses.
Village Coordinator at Capital Camps & Retreat Center2007 - 2008
I worked at Capital Camps for two summers. During this time I planned and implemented leadership curricula for teenagers; supervised staff and campers; and worked closely with administration to help ensure the smooth running of camp.
Career Advisor at Winnipeg School Division2005 - 2006
At Winnipeg School Division I worked closely with guidance staff, teachers and administration. My responsibilities included but were not limited to: aiding students in the pursuit of post secondary education, scholarships and jobs; and planning and implementing workshops (and one-on-one sessions) aimed at tackling both "school-to-work" transition and "school-to-university" transition.
Vice President of Business Development at Legal LinkupJanuary 2012
Legal Linkup intelligently matches lawyers and clients based on needs and expertise. My responsibilities include but are not limited to: strategic planning; branding; corporate relations; PR and media relations; social media and blog management; sales and marketing; account management and customer experience.
Corporate Immigration Lawyer at Fragomen WorldwideMarch 2017 - Present | Toronto, Ontario
Joshua provides immigration services to a range of corporate clients, with a focus on NAFTA professionals and intra-company transfers.
Immigration Lawyer at Larlee Rosenberg, Barristers & SolicitorsSeptember 2017 - Present | Vancouver, Canada
Joshua's corporate immigration practice focuses on NAFTA professionals, intra-company transfers, labour market impact assessments (LMIA's) and various paths to permanent residence through provincial nominee programs and Express Entry. He also works with individuals and families, with an emphasis on employment, investment, citizenship and family sponsorship based applications. He regularly assists clients with various inadmissibility issues as well. Joshua can be contacted at Joshua.Slayen@larlee.com.
Joshua Slayen's Education:
British Columbia Bar Admissions2017 – 2017Successful Completion
Ontario Bar Admissions2012 – 2012Completion, Law
Manitoba Bar Admissions2010 – 2011CompletionConcentration: Law
National Committee on Accreditation of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada2010 – 2010Canadian Equivalency CertificationConcentration: Law
North Dakota Bar Admissions2009 – 2009CompletionConcentration: Law
The University of North Dakota School of Law2006 – 2009Juris Doctor With DistinctionConcentration: Law
The University of North Dakota2008 – 2008Mediation CertificationConcentration: Family
The University of Winnipeg2002 – 2005B.A., HumanitiesConcentration: History
Joshua Slayen's Interests & Activities:
Immigration Lawyer with Larlee Rosenberg, Barristers and Solicitors in Vancouver, Canada.