Naz Yirgalem completed her Articles of Clerkship at NLS and now serves our community as a lawyer working in the areas of social assistance, housing and immigration law. As a law student, she interned at the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic’s Immigration Department.
Naz obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from York University in 2006 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa in 2013. Naz has been committed to the movement to eradicate violence against women for many years and currently sits on the Board of Directors at Wen-Do Women’s Self-defense. She is also the one of the social media co-coordinators for the Canadian Association for Refugee Lawyers. In her spare time, Naz enjoys running and reading fiction.