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Associate

Mariam Moktar

B.A, J.D.

Clients turn to Mariam for her effective advocacy, sound judgment, and exceptional work ethic. Mariam maintains a broad litigation practice and specializes in commercial litigation, public interest litigation, employment law, human rights law, administrative law, and class actions. She has represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

 

Mariam joined the firm after working at a leading litigation boutique and a prominent union-side boutique in Toronto. She also clerked for various judges of the Superior Court of Justice in the Central West Region and served judges of the Divisional Court.
Mariam has been recognized for her leadership in the legal profession and service to the community. She was named “Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40” by the National Bar Association. She received a Precedent Setter Award and was featured on the cover of the Precedent Magazine and has also been recognized as an “Emerging Leader in the Law” by Windsor Law.

 

Mariam is currently the Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Investment Committee and the Vice-Chair of the OBA Equality Committee. She is a member of the Roundtable of Legal Diversity Associations, the Canadian Bar Association Equality Liaison Group, and the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association’s Legal Advocacy Committee. Mariam also co-founded the Canadian Association of Somali Lawyers.

Education

  • University of Windsor, J.D., 2012
  • Carleton University, B.A., 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • The Ontario Bar Association - Board of Directors - Treasurer
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society

Awards and Honours

  • Windsor Law's "Emerging Leader in the Law Award" recipient - 2018
  • Precedent Setter Award recipient - Precedent Magazine - 2018
  • National Bar Associations' "Nation's Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers Under 40 Award" recipient - 2017

Community Involvement

  • Chair, OBA Investment Committee

  • Vice-Chair, OBA Equality Committee

  • Member of the Roundtable of Legal Diversity Associations

  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association Equality Liaison Group

  • Member of the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association’s Legal Action Committee

  • Former Member-at-Large of OBA Finance Committee

  • Co-founder and Past-President of the Canadian Association of Somali Lawyers

Publications

  • Co-authored article – “Off-Duty Social Media Use and the Workplace: Balancing Competing Rights” – Law Society of Ontario’s 10th Human Rights Summit – 2021

  • Co-authored article – “Using Social Media Evidence in Civil and Administrative Proceedings” – Law Society of Ontario’s program – 2018

  • Co-authored article – “Social Media Evidence: Disclosure and Production Obligations” – Ontario Bar Association’s Institute – 2018

  • Co-authored article with Justice Coroza – “Immigration Consequences on Sentencing” – The Six-Minute Criminal Court Judge – Law Society of Upper Canada – 2014

Presentations