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Client Liaison

Vafa Nematy

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Phone | 416.408.4252, Ext.269

In January 2014, Vafa joined Gluckstein Lawyers as a Law Clerk and Client Liaison to the Persian Community for the firm. She brings a decade of Personal Injury law clerk experience earned from her previous employment within a well-established multi-disciplinary Ontario law firm.

As a Law Clerk, Vafa handles many aspects of a client file – from opening a new file to arriving at the settlement while under the assigned lawyer’s supervision. The added benefit of speaking in Farsi allows Vafa to create and maintain strong relationships with Persian clients by speaking to them in their own language; to listen to their concerns and be able to make appropriate decisions with the lawyer on their files.

Vafa enjoys meeting with clients both inside and out of the office; keeping clients updated; and, gaining their trust by developing long-term relationships with them. She actively attends community events to expand her network contacts as a referral source to the firm and to staying involved within the community.

Professional Qualifications

  • Law Clerk Diploma, Seneca College (2002)
  • Marketing and Psychology, Seneca College (1999)

Professional Associations, Memberships and Volunteering

  • Active member in the Iranian Community Member of ICLP (Iranian Canadian Legal Professional of Ontario)
  • Member of IWOO (Iranian Women’s organization of Ontario)
  • Member of Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) (pending)
  • Upon arriving in Canada, Vafa volunteered for the Iranian Women’s organization of Ontario (IWOO) as well as some volunteer work for the Iranian Legal Professional of Ontario (ILPO)
  • From Seneca College, Vafa received a “Certificate of Recognition” for volunteer hours devoted more than 7 years to training dozens of Seneca College students during their co-op program solidifying their prospects for employment within the law firms.