U.S. and Canada Practice Groups
Member of the New York Bar
Not Admitted to the Practice of Law in New Jersey
Practice in New Jersey Limited to U.S. Immigration Matters
Leah Elkeslassy is a Licensed attorney in the United States with a background in Canadian law as well. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Leah practiced as a Notary in the province of Quebec (equivalent to a title attorney in the U.S.) for several years before going to the United States to practice as a legal advisor in-house.
During her time as a Notary in Montreal, Leah gained expertise in contractual law, with a focus on real estate, marital contracts, wills and estates and contract analysis. Following this experience, Leah became an in-house legal advisor for a U.S. company where she focused on contract analysis, labor and employment and patent formation.
After obtaining a bachelor’s in Law and a Diploma in Notarial Law from University of Montreal, Leah became a member of the Chamber of Notaries of Quebec. Following her move to the United States, Leah obtained a Master’s in Law from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is now a member of the New York Bar.
Leah has brought her international legal background and experience in various areas of law to BHLG where she will be assisting in providing legal services to all clients both in Canadian and U.S. immigration matters.
- University of Montreal – Bachelor’s in Law (2009)
- University of Montreal – Diploma in Notarial Law (2010)
- Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law – Masters in Law (2017)
- Chamber of Notaries of Quebec (2010)
- New York Bar (2018)