225 Sheppard Ave. West Toronto, ON M2N 1N2
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Team

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Elena E. Mazinani B.A., LL.B., LL.M.*

Lawyer

Elena is the founding lawyer of Mazinani & Associates. She received her Honours B.A. from York University and her LL.B. from University of Ottawa. She is fluent in Spanish, Farsi and Dari.

Elena is currently an LL.M. candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, specializing in Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution. She has handled a wide range of civil and commercial disputes.

Elena has many years of experience as a family lawyer and has advocated for her clients at all court levels in Ontario including the Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal.

Elena has defended various individuals facing criminal and quasi-criminal charges in the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice. She is passionate about criminal defence and has trial and appeal experience.

Parineeta Chahal

Lawyer

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Parineeta obtained her Bachelor degree in common law from University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. She practices in the area of family law.
She is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi. She has been involved with various non-for profit and charitable organizations and is dedicated to giving back to our community.

Erick McKinlay

Lawyer

Erick McKinlay

Erick obtained his Bachelor degree in common law from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. He practices in the area of family law and civil litigation. He is fluent in Spanish and is a great community advocate.

Jorge is a faculty member at Canadian College of Business, Science and Technology. He lectures tort & contract law, landlord & tenant law, Provincial Offence Act, and legal ethics.

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Ashkan Mazinani

Law Student

Ashkan is a law student with Mazinani & Associates. He is fluent in Farsi and holds an undergraduate degree from York University in Political Science and History. He is passionate about politics and social issues. Through Ashkan’s experiences in law school, as well as his experience at Mazinani & Associates, he has developed an excellent understanding of both the practical and theoretical aspects of family law and litigation.

Karenia Castillo

Paralegal & Office Manager

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Karenia is a licensed paralegal. She is fluent in Spanish and experienced in Family law and Litigation.

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Delia La Madrid

Law Clerk

Delia is a senior law clerk. She is fluent in Spanish and experienced in Family Law, Criminal Law and Litigation.

Hector Galindo

Law Clerk

Hector is a law clerk. He is fluent in Spanish and experienced in Family Law, Criminal Law and Litigation.

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Nazli Farahmand

Law Student

Nazli is a law student with Mazinani & Associates. She is fluent in Farsi and holds an undergraduate degree from University of Toronto in Pharmacology. She is passionate about criminal and family law issues and their effect on individuals and society.