Sanaz graduated from York University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts (Hons. B.A.). She studied law at the University of Ottawa, where she obtained her Juris Doctor (J.D.) with a specialization in Dispute Resolution & Professionalism. She carried on to study international Family Law by attending Gonzaga University in Florence, Italy. During law school, Sanaz was active in the University of Ottawa’s student legal aid clinic, where she volunteered as a case worker in the Family Law division.
Prior to joining DSF, Sanaz worked for a boutique law firm in the Halton Region practicing exclusively in family law covering all areas such as property division, child support, parenting time and decision making and spousal support.
While practicing family law, Sanaz continued with her studies and obtained her LL.M., specializing in family law in 2018 from Osgoode Hall Law School.
Sanaz has substantial experience in court procedures as well as mediation. Sanaz applies a practical and individualized approach that reflects the unique needs and goals of each of her clients by bringing a human element to the practice of family law.
Sanaz is fluent in Farsi and is actively involved in the community by working hand in hand with women’s shelters in North York by providing sound legal advice during times of crisis.
During her free time, Sanaz enjoys yoga, visiting wineries, and spending time with her family and friends.
She is a member of the Iranian Legal Professionals of Ontario, the Canadian Ontario Bar Association, the Family Law Association and the Law Society of Ontario.