University of Guelph, BA, 1989
University of Windsor, LLB, 1992
Law clerk, Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1991
Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1994
Certified by the Bar of Ontario as a specialist in Immigration Law, since 2004
Chair, Canadian Bar Association – Immigration Law Section
Barbara-Jo practices at our affiliate firm, the Corporate Immigration Law Firm in Ontario, where she is both the founder and managing partner.
Practicing immigration law for more than 20 years, Barbara-Jo is one of Canada’s most recognized and influential immigration lawyers. She currently sits as Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Immigration Section, the largest group of immigration lawyers in Canada.
Barbara-Jo also co-authored the Immigration Law Practitioners Reference Book, the annotated version of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act published by Thomson Reuters.
She is the leading Canadian immigration legal counsel for corporations around the world, whom she advises on issues relating to temporary visas, permanent residency, and citizenship.
Her entire professional biography is available on the Corporate Immigration Law Firm website.