Michael Schwartz is an Attorney at Campbell Cohen and a Contributing Writer for CIC News and CanadaVisa.com.
Michael first came to Campbell Cohen in 2018, as an articling student. After his call to the Law Society of Ontario in 2019, he served as Foreign Law Clerk to Justice Daphne Barak-Erez at the Supreme Court of Israel. Upon Michael's return to Canada, he resumed work as a lawyer at Campbell Cohen.
Michael handles a variety of matters, particularly: research in regards to new laws and regulations, developments in immigration jurisprudence, changes to provincial nomination programs (PNPs), and, inadmissibility issues.
As part of his undergraduate education, Michael participated in a student exchange to the University of Sydney, in Australia. He has also been a visiting graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and studied French at the Université de Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and Glendon College of York University.
While in law school, Michael volunteered at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill and interned at the Elder Law Clinic; he was also the inaugural recipient of a joint prize of the Lord Reading Law Society and Ministère de la Justice du Québec for being the student who “best promotes and advances the objects of the Lord Reading Law Society and the mission of the Ministère de la Justice.”
In addition to his B.C.L./LL.B. from McGil, Michael holds a B.A. from the same institution, and an M.A. from the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy. He is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario and the Lord Reading Law Society.
By Michael Schwartz Immigration law both shapes and reflects the society that produces it. A recent and pioneering case, A.P. v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 906 (CanLII) makes this adage clear. In it, we see the dialogic, interpretative, and pragmatic nature of Canadian policy and law.
Immigration law both shapes and reflects the society that produces it. A recent and pioneering case, A.P. v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 906 (CanLII) makes this adage clear. In it, we see the dialogic, interpretative, and pragmatic nature of Canadian policy and law.