Life as a Canadian Immigration Lawyer – Is it for you?

In-depth interview with young Canadian immigration lawyer Will Tao

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to practice Canadian immigration law? In this interview, Canadian immigration lawyer Will Tao shares his journey cutting his teeth as a young immigration lawyer in Canada. Whether you are a young lawyer trying to figure out your chosen area of practice, or an old timer looking to reinvent yourself, this Podcast may just be the catalyst you need to consider diving into the crazy world of Canadian immigration law.


In this episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, I spoke with Will Tao who is a young immigration lawyer practicing with the law firm of Larlee Rosenberg in Vancouver,  British Columbia.  In most cases, I bring on industry leaders who share amazing insight on various aspects of the Canadian Immigration landscape. However, in this episode I decided to bring on Will who is one of the “up and coming” immigration lawyers in Canada, and definitely someone to watch out for in the future.

120Larlee-Rosenberg-e1406670921751 2Will took some time to share with us some unbelievable insight into his experience breaking into the field of Canadian immigration law. He addressed some of the challenges a young lawyer may face as well as what it really takes to make it as a successful immigration lawyer.

Will writes an excellent blog on immigration entitled: the “Vancouver Immigration Blog” which is very quickly becoming a great resource for not only young aspiring immigration lawyers, but seasoned vets as well.

Will did a fantastic job on this interview. Keep an eye out for him in the future as he is sure to be one of the rising stars within the immigration bar in Canada.

During my interview with Will, we discuss the following areas:

  • The road to becoming an immigration lawyer
  • Why choose immigration law
  • Challenges of being a young immigration lawyer
  • The value of mentorship when starting out
  • Where Will see’s his practice going in the future


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