Carmen Hamilton practices in the areas of immigration law, insurance defence and general civil litigation. Prior to pursuing her legal career, Ms. Hamilton worked for several years as a Border Services Officer with the Canada Border Services Agency. She draws extensively from her experience with CBSA to advise her clients on their immigration and customs-related issues, and has been called upon to resolve issues that arise at the port of entry.
Ms. Hamilton assists clients with applications for labour market opinions, work permits, permanent residency, and spousal and family sponsorships. She has also assisted clients with applications for criminal rehabilitation and U.S. waivers.
Over the years, Ms. Hamilton has volunteered with a number of charitable and not-for-profit organizations, including the Elizabeth Fry Society, the Immigrant Services Society of B.C., Pro-Bono Students Canada, and Disabled Peoples International. She currently sits on the Board of Directors for Tradeworks Training Society
Bachelor of Arts, Honours,
Called to the British Columbia Bar: 2011
Personal Affiliations and Memberships
Member, Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
Member, CBA (B.C. Branch) Immigration Law, Insurance Law, and Civil Litigation Subsections
Director, Tradeworks Training Society
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