Maryana Viguiliouk, BA, JD
Barrister and Solicitor
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Maryana Viguiliouk is the founder and principal of Viguiliouk Law, a boutique law firm located in Mississauga, Ontario. Maryana’s practice primarily focuses on all areas of Canadian immigration, refugee and citizenship law. She can assist you with a wide range of immigration matters including applications for Permanent Residence under various programs, Work Permits, Temporary Resident Permits, Humanitarian and Compassionate Grounds applications, as well as variety of Refugee and Citizenship matters. Maryana can also represent individuals before all three Divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board and will be able to help you with the applications for Judicial Review before the Federal Court of Canada.
Bar Admission, Education and Experience:
Maryana is a licensed member of the Law Society of Ontario. She was called to Bar of Ontario in June 2016. Maryana graduated from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in June of 2015. Prior to that, she received a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from York University in 2011 with a specialization in Political Science. After earning her law degree, Maryana worked for a boutique litigation law firm in Mississauga, Ontario where she gained valuable advocacy experience. This experience combined with her passion and commitment to social justice inspired Maryana to open and run her own practice.
What you really need to know about Maryana….
But what you really need to know about Maryana is that she is a lawyer with big heart. Attracted to the law from young age, she is very passionate about helping people, especially those who have been wronged. When advocating for her clients, Maryana always goes above and beyond of what is expected of a dedicated advocate; this allows her to establish a special trust and connection with her clients. She is also a firm believer in empowering through education. Indeed, Maryana builds her practice on the principle of educating her clients about their rights and responsibilities and always works collaboratively with her clients in order to help them achieve their goals. Outside of her legal practice, Maryana dedicates time, efforts and her legal skills towards community development and outreach. She participates in variety of community initiatives ranging from public legal education sessions to working with individuals and communities facing multiple barriers.
“… lawyers are in an incredible position to help members of their community advocate and educate for positive change.”
What is more, Maryana is very passionate about plight of immigrants and having had first-hand experience herself of the challenges involved in relocating to a foreign country and establishing a new life there, she is able to connect with her clients in a unique way. Working with the immigrant and refugee communities is among the most rewarding work Maryana does. She believes that lawyers are in an incredible position to help members of their community advocate and educate for positive change. Being a lawyer is an incredible honour and privilege, and Maryana always tries to use it to do good work and make positive changes in peoples lives.
Bar Admission and Education:
Law Society of Ontario
Barrister and Solicitor, 2016
University of Ottawa
Juris Doctor, 2015
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), 2011
Professional Memberships and Affiliations:
Law Society of Ontario (LSO)
Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL)
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
For a personalized assessment and qualified legal advice, please CONTACT Viguiliouk Law today and book your consultation.
"Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success."
– Swami Sivananda
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– Jimmy Dean