Pilkington Law Firm in St. Catharines, ON
Gilbert Pilkington, B.S., M.S., J.D., Lawyer
Gilbert was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force and served as chief of the Health Services Management Division from 1998-2005. After his Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Masters of Science in Health Systems at Georgia Tech University in Atlanta, Georgia, Gilbert completed his Juris Doctor of Law at the University of Tulsa in 2007 and was called to the Bar in Oklahoma. Gilbert is engaged in family law and serves as the U.S.-based agent for immigration visa applications. Gilbert is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.
A. Joseph Maloney, B.Sc, M.B.A., J.D., Lawyer
Mr. Maloney was born in Toronto, Ontario and completed his Juris Doctor of Law and Masters in Business Administration at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma in 2009 where he was awarded the Ronald Brochstein Prize for Excellence in Sports Law.
Following an athletics career that saw him compete for Canada internationally in track and field and set two Canadian relay records, Mr. Maloney coached for six years at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma.
Mr. Maloney works on immigration for athletes and coaches and his immigration practice also includes waivers, work permits, permanent residency and citizenship applications, both in the United States and Canada.
He has been called to the Bar in the United States (Oklahoma) and is a foreign legal consultant (Ontario, New Brunswick, Alberta, Saskatchewan). He is also called to the Bar in Canada (Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia). He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Sports Lawyers Association, and serves as the Chairman of the Guelph Sports Hall of Fame. He has published a biography of "John McDonnell: The Most Successful Coach in NCAA History" with the University of Arkansas Press in 2013.
Margaret Wilson, B.S. J.D, Lawyer
Margaret was born and raised in the United States and graduated with a bachelor's degree from Oral Roberts University as well as a Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa. She was called to the State Bar of Florida and is a licensed Foreign Legal Consultant in the province of Ontario.
Jun Hernandez, LL.B., Licensed Immigration Consultant (RCIC)
Jun received his Bachelor of Law in the Philippines before immigrating to Canada, where he became an immigration consultant and teaches a course in immigration law at Anderson College.
Steven Stennett., Licensed Immigration Consultant (RCIC)
Steven received his diploma from Herzig College before becoming licensed as an immigration consultant. His practice focuses on corporate and family immigration to Canada.
Elzbieta Wegryzn, Senior Legal Clerk
Elzbieta immigrated to Canada in 1984 from Poland where she held a Master’s Degree in Law and practised law. She assists with work permits and Express Entry and provincial nominee matters.
Evelyn Cortes, Senior Legal Clerk
Evelyn immigrated to Canada from the Philippines and has lived in Canada for the past thirty years. She assists with family sponsorship applications for Canada.
Marianne Lazar, Legal Clerk
Marianne received a law clerk diploma from Trios College and with family sponsorship applications for Canada.
Punam Kumar, Legal Clerk
Punam received her juris doctor of law from the John F. Kennedy School of Law and her LL.M from the California Western School of Law before becoming licensed to practise law in California. She is currently studying to become accredited in Canada and assists with corporate, citizenship and temporary residence applications for Canada.
Victoria Barker, Legal Clerk
Victoria is a graduate of the University of Guelph and works on United States corporate files as well as family and rehabilitation/waiver files for the United States and Canada.
John Wong, Legal Clerk
John is a legal clerk on United States immigration files, focusing on citizenship and family matters. He graduated from law school at New York University and practiced law in the United States before returning Canada is currently in the process of becoming accredited in Canada.
Jim Parcels, Office Administration
Jim manages client intake, translation and external correspondence for all offices and has a business background in information technology and sports management.
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