ADMITTED TO THE BAR Year 2021 in Quebec
University of Ottawa (LL. B.)
Concordia University (Political Science BA with a Minor in Human Rights)
English, French, Arabic
FIELDS OF PRACTICE
Discrimination-related issues, Equality rights, Request by virtue of the Canadian Charter and the Quebec Charter, Liberty rights, Security rights, Defamation-related issues, Freedom of religion, Freedom of expression
Personal Rights and Dignity
Defamation, Libel, Privacy, Internet Privacy, Blackmail, Harassment, Internet Harassment, Right to personal image, Reputation;
Rectification of an act of civil status, Name change, Insertion of a foreign act of civil status, Production of a brand new act of civil status
Divorce, Separation, Child custody, Access rights, Child support, Spousal support, Family patrimony and Matrimonial regime, Parental authority, Domestic violence, Authorization to travel
Private international law
Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and transactions, Acknowledgement of jurisdiction
Civil procedures and litigation
Drafting proceedings, litigation, settlement conferences, negotiations, representation before courts
Nicole Zaki is a new attorney and addition to the Kalman Samuels team. During her studies, Me Zaki worked in a variety of industries in Montreal, giving her an acquired ability to continuously have the client’s best interest in mind.
Before law school, Me Zaki completed her studies in Political Science with a Minor in Human rights. Her interests in human rights subsequently led her to law school, where she grew a true passion for constitutional law.
Me Zaki is a devoted lawyer and distinguishes herself by her ability to understand the needs of her clients and her desire to help provide her clients relief and justice. Me Zaki’s interests and affectionate approach to the needs of her clients allows her to practice law in a particularly considerate and empathetic manner.
Prior to passing the Bar in 2020, Me Zaki has always been involved in international community initiatives to promote access to justice, self-dignity, and equality. She has travelled to Kenya and Nicaragua for humanitarian initiatives. She was also the director of equity for the Middle Eastern Law Student Association in Ottawa.
These experiences have been very valuable in developing Me Zaki’s skills, which make her a valuable part of the team at Kalman Samuels, Attorneys.