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Sahar Talebi

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Sahar* is an associate at Lenczner Slaght. She graduated with distinction from the University of Windsor’s Dual JD program, and was the recipient of several academic achievement and advocacy awards. As a lawyer who obtained a Canadian and an American law degree, she bridges§ the gap between the Canadian and American legal systems by conducting effective comparative legal analysis, particularly dealing with complex cross border issues. Sahar has also contributed to various advocacy and access to justice initiatives. She has effectively bridged the gap between her academic understanding of the law and its practical implications by volunteering at various Community Legal Clinics, as well as clerking at the Michigan Federal Court. Recognized as one of the top mooters at her school, Sahar has worked as a teaching assistant in the Comparative Legal Writing and Research course, and a coach in various moot court competitions. .

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Sahar Talebi

is a lawyer at at Lenczner Slaght.

Sahar’s developing litigation practice includes a variety of areas, including complex commercial and professional liability matters. Prior to being called to the Bar, Sahar was a summer and articling student at Lenczner Slaght.

Sahar is a graduate of the University of Windsor’s Dual JD program with the University of Detroit Mercy, and holds both Canadian and American Law degrees. 

At school, Sahar was the recipient of several Academic Achievement awards, including the Dean’s Excellence Award for outstanding academic performance and the Frank Murphy Honor Society Award reserved to students graduating at the top of their class, who significantly contributed to the legal community by their successful participation in academic endeavors, Moot Court and Law Review. She also worked as a teaching assistant in the Comparative Legal Writing and Research course, and clerked for the Hon. Chief Judge Phillip J. Shefferly, in the Eastern District of Michigan Federal Court.

Sahar was also focused on various advocacy and access to justice initiatives. She was awarded as a top oralist in the G. Mennen Moot as well as the Patrick A. Keenan Appellate Advocacy Competition and represented University of Windsor in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. She also coached several competitive Moots in 2017 and 2018. Sahar volunteered at Pro Bono Students Canada: Windsor Law Chapter, the Windsor Refugee Sponsorship Support Program, as well as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Legal Clinic in Detroit, Michigan.

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