Leyla Mostafavi

Leyla Mostafavi is an Associate at Nadia Yakoob & Associates. She is a licensed attorney in both Canada and California. She began her law career at a large litigation firm in Toronto, and started practicing immigration law in California in 2019. In addition to her legal expertise, she also has worked as a communication director for a tech startup in Silicon Valley.
Leyla received her J.D. from the University of Ottawa, her LL.M. degree in International Law from the University of California, Berkeley, her M.S.c. degree from the London School of Economics, and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto.
Leyla’s passion for immigration and refugee law stems from her own personal experience of being an immigrant and having to navigate various legal systems while living in Iran, United Kingdom, Canada and now the United States.