Alisa Khan Parikh graduated from York University in 2009, earning a Bachelor of Administrative Studies with Honours. Upon graduating, Alisa worked for one of the largest media companies in Canada. She then attended the University of the University of Windsor and received her Juris Doctor in 2016. While studying in Windsor, she volunteered at the Community Legal Aid Clinic which provided legal assistance to a diverse community.
She also worked pro bono to provide legal assistance to the homeless. In 2016, she was the recipient of the Juanita Westmoreland Traore Leadership Scholarship, awarded to two law students in Canada each year for exhibiting leadership and involvement in racialized communities.
Alisa completed her articles at a busy law firm with a specialization in mental health law. She represented clients who had been found not criminally responsible for crimes ranging from harassment to murder. She assisted senior counsel on a Coroner’s Inquest, investigating police use of lethal force in interactions with persons in crisis. She also assisted in research for a book on mental health and the law, published in 2018.
Alisa joined Caramanna Friedberg LLP in 2018 following her call to the bar. She has experience dealing with matters in the Ontario Court of Justice. She is a member of the Criminal Lawyers' Association and Law and Mental Disorder Association.
Alisa is a fierce advocate for her clients and is passionate about the law. Please give Alisa a call to make an appointment for an initial consultation.