JD (Toronto, of the Bar of Ontario
Tara McElroy graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in June 2011 and joined Waldman & Associates in August 2011 for her articles. She was called to the Bar in Ontario in June 2012 and has been an Associate with the firm since that time.
Ms. McElroy has experience representing clients before the Immigration and Refugee Board and in all varieties of applications to Citizenship and Immigration Canada. She has assisted clients in complex matters, including inadmissibility and exclusion from refugee status.
She regularly appears before the Federal Court of Canada in Applications for Judicial Review and Motions. She has assisted in high profile cases before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Ms. McElroy is an avid traveller and has volunteered in Kenya and Peru. At the undergraduate level, she studied international development at McGill University. She continues to cultivate an interest in global social justice issues. She speaks and writes French at an intermediate level.
She is a member of the Refugee Lawyers’ Association and the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers.