Taylor & Company

ASSOCIATE

Amara Ijomah

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amara@taylor-company.ca

Amara obtained her Bachelor of Law degree in October 2003 in Nigeria. She attended the one (1) year mandatory bar admission course at the Nigerian Law School for prospective lawyers and was admitted to the bar in Nigeria in October 2004 as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. From 2005 to 2008, Amara worked as a legal officer with a Non-governmental organisation in Nigeria, and subsequently practiced as a legal practitioner for 7 years in two law firms in Nigeria from 2009 to 2015.

In June of 2015 Amara moved to Canada with her family and after settling in she completed the assigned exams by the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Federation of Law Societies in July 2017. While taking her NCA exams, Amara worked with Taylor & Company from September 1, 2016 to August 25, 2017 as a legal assistant.

From September 4, 2017 to May 15, 2018, Amara did her articles with a Grande Prairie law firm and was called to the Alberta Bar on July 13, 2018. Amara rejoined Taylor & Company in October 2018 and is excited to pursue her legal career in Alberta, Canada. Amara is currently taking new clients, including Legal Aid clients, and also volunteers with Grande Prairie Legal Guidance, providing pro bono services to low income individuals.

Amara loves singing, reading and enjoys family time with her husband, Frank and 2 children.

Practice areas:

  • family law, civil litigation, traffic, immigration

Bar admission:

  • Law Society of Alberta, 2018

  • Nigerian Bar, 2004

Education:

  • Nigerian Law School, Bachelor of Laws, 2004

  • Imo State University, 2003