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Anzhela Said

Increasing Diversity in the Legal Profession

Anzhela Said

Anzhela Said

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Anzhela Said

Area of Practice: Immigration Law and Corporate Law

A Canadian-Ukrainian qualified lawyer, member of the Law Society of Alberta, and registered Legal Consultant at Dubai, UAE, Anzhela Said works at Fisher Law, an immigration law firm in Calgary, Alberta and as a Corporate Lawyer at a law firm located in Dubai. She speaks fluent Ukrainian, Russian and Pashto.

Anzhela has a fascinating background in several sectors. Prior to starting her legal career, she completed nursing school in Ukraine and worked as a hospital nurse. She then graduated with an LLB from the Institute of Economics and Law, Ukraine in 1998 and has more than fourteen years of experience as in-house corporate counsel in the oil and gas industry in Ukraine and Kazakhstan. Her spirit of inquiry about indigenous history and background led her to complete certificates in Indigenous Canada from the University of Alberta and University of Toronto. Outside of the office, Anzhela maintains a strong level of community involvement. She is passionate about working in the newcomer community and has assisted various volunteer organizations. She was an interpreter at Immigrant Services of Calgary for more than 10 years and was awarded “Volunteer of the Month”, in April 2019. Anzhela has been volunteering with Pro Bono Law and Calgary Legal Guidance for many years. She was recognized in 2021 for her volunteering with a Distinguished Service Award for her 5 years of service with Calgary Legal Guidance. In addition to her legal work and community activities, Anzhela enjoys socializing with friends, spending time with her family, skating, sledding, swimming, and traveling all over the world!

Want to mentor with Anzhela? Email Anzhela at: said_angela@yahoo.com

 
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