Yasmeen – Quraishi Nizam

Immigration Lawyer

A World of Experience!

Yasmeen was a member of the Business Immigration Practice Group with the global law firm called Dentons. This firm had 2,600 lawyers around the world including Africa, the Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States and the Caucasus, the United Kingdom, the United States and, of course, Canada.

Prior to this Yasmeen spent years working at another major Edmonton law firm.

Yasmeen has over 14 years of experience practicing both Immigration and Personal Injury Law in Edmonton, representing clients from all over the world and is equally efficient and proficient in both.

Yasmeen has Represented Clients at:

  • The Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.
  • The Appeals Commission of the Worker’s Compensation Board.
  • The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta.
  • The Provincial Court of Alberta.



Yasmeen graduated from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law in 2003. Prior to that, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alberta.


Yasmeen speaks the following languages:

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi

Board of Directors

Yasmeen is currently a board member of:

  • Edmonton Concil of Muslim Communities
  • Phoenix Multifaith Society for Harmony
  • Womens Legal Forum of Edmonton
  • Global News: Women of Vision Board

Yasmeen is a past Director (board member) of the Edmonton Regional Immigrant Employment Council.