About Canadian Immigration Lawyer Michael Schwartz

Last updated: 26 May 2021

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Michael Schwartz is an Attorney at Campbell Cohen. The grandson, great-grandson, and great-great-grandson of immigrants to Canada, Michael is a 2017 graduate of the Faculty of Law at McGill University. 

He joined Campbell Cohen in 2018, as an articling student. In 2019 he received his call to the Law Society of Ontario. Michael then served as Foreign Law Clerk to Justice Daphne Barak-Erez at the Supreme Court of Israel. He then returned to Canada and resumed his work as an attorney at Campbell Cohen.

A versatile and tenacious researcher and writer, Michael handles a variety of matters, ranging from: new laws and regulations, developments in immigration jurisprudence, Express Entry, provincial nomination programs (PNPs), and inadmissibility issues. He also writes and edits content for CICNews.com and the Campbell Cohen/CanadaVisa family of websites.

In addition to his B.C.L./LL.B., Michael holds a B.A., also from McGill. Additionally, he holds an M.A. from the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy. As part of his undergraduate education, Michael was an exchange student at the University of Sydney, in Australia. He was also a visiting graduate student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has furthered his study of French at the Université de Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), and Glendon College of York University.


While at law school, Michael participated in a variety of initiatives, including volunteering at the Legal Information Clinic of McGill and with Pro Bono Students of Canada (PBSC); he also interned at the Elder Law Clinic. He was also the inaugural recipient of a prize of the Lord Reading Law Society and Ministère de la Justice du Québec

About CanadaVisa.com and the Campbell Cohen Immigration Law Firm

CanadaVisa.com was launched in 1994 as the online platform of Campbell Cohen, becoming one of the first law firms in Canada to offer a full range of Canadian immigration services and consulting to prospective immigration applicants and foreign workers over the internet. Today, CanadaVisa.com is the largest private sector Canadian immigration website in the world, with millions of people visiting the website every year. 

Attorney Michael Schwartz and the Campbell Cohen team of some 60 lawyers, paralegals, and other professionals provide the full range of Canadian immigration services to foreign individuals, small enterprises and multinationals alike. Campbell Cohen takes on the complete preparation of permanent residence and temporary work permit applications and dispenses experienced, expert advice at every stage throughout the process. 

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