Sarah has obtained successful outcomes for her clients in hundreds of Canadian immigration, refugee and citizenship applications, including permanent residence applications in various categories, temporary residence applications, grant of citizenship, proof of citizenship, criminal rehabilitation, and in many other categories of immigration and refugee applications. She has represented clients in all four divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board (Refugee Protection Division, Refugee Appeal Division, Immigration Appeal Division, and Immigration Division) and in judicial review matters before the Federal Court of Canada with numerous positive outcomes.

Sarah is a driven and tenacious advocate for her clients in civil litigation matters. She has represented both employees and employers in employment law matters and is particularly skilled in administrative law matters. She has an interest in property assessment appeals and has been successful in assessment matters before the Property Assessment Appeal Board, the BC Supreme Court, and the BC Court of Appeal. Sarah has been commended for the quality of her legal work, attention to detail and for providing excellent client service.

Sarah serves on the Board of Directors of the Royal and McPherson Theatres Society, and has volunteered for various community organizations in the past, including Access Pro Bono and Immigrant Services Society of BC. Within the legal community, she has held leadership positions with the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, and the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers.

Education

  • J.D. - University of Victoria
  • B.A. (History) - Cornell University

Professional Affiliations

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"I have no hesitation in recommending Ms. Reid to anyone looking for professional legal assistance during the difficult immigration process to Canada." - Former Client

"I recently realized my dream of becoming a Canadian citizen thanks to the efforts of my attorney Sarah Reid. ... I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Sarah to my friends, family, and colleagues should they ever need such representation. " - Former Client