Sarah Goodman

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Victoria Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Education

2014 Called to the Bar of British Columbia
2011 Called to the Bar of Ontario
2010 Juris Doctor – Osgoode Hall Law School
2007 Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) – Schulich School of Business

Professional Associations

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Law Society of British Columbia
Director, Victoria Bar Association
Director, Camosun College Foundation

Awards

Queen’s Professional Excellence Award

About Sarah N. Goodman

Sarah practises immigration, refugee and citizenship law and has successfully represented clients in various judicial and administrative settings across Canada, including before the Federal Court and Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. She moved to Vancouver Island in 2014 following several years of practice at a national law firm in Toronto.

Sarah’s keen interest in immigration, refugee and citizenship law developed from her family history: her father was a lawyer and Chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, and her mother’s family immigrated to Canada from Europe through the refugee re-settlement program shortly after the Second World War.

Sarah sits on the Board of Directors of the Camosun College Foundation and the Victoria Bar Association. She obtained a Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School following the completion of a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (with honours) at the Schulich School of Business.

In her free time, Sarah enjoys reading, binge-watching shows and visiting her family in Toronto and on Hornby Island.

She speaks fluent French and English.

Sarah’s areas of expertise include the following:

  • Work Permit Applications
  • Study Permit Applications
  • Visitor Applications
  • Applications for Permanent Resident Status
    • Family Sponsorship
    • Canadian Experience Class (Express Entry)
    • Federal Skilled Worker (Express Entry)
    • Federal Skilled Trades (Express Entry)
    • Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot
    • Provincial Nominee
    • Entrepreneur
    • Caregiver
    • Self-Employed Persons
    • Humanitarian and Compassionate
    • Refugee
    • Temporary Pathways
  • Temporary Resident Permit Applications
  • Criminal Rehabilitation Applications
  • Permanent Resident Card Applications
  • Citizenship Applications
  • Immigration and Refugee Appeals

Sarah Goodman works closely with both David Aujla and Sarah Sohn at the Crease Harman Immigration Practice Group.

David Aujla

David Aujla

David Aujla leads the firm’s Immigration and Citizenship Group and brings with him over 40 years of experience in immigration law. He has assisted international clients from over 100 countries with their immigration, citizenship and settlement needs.

Sarah Sohn

Sarah Sohn

Sarah Sohn has a law degree from the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University and will be assisting clients with all immigration and citizenship matters.

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