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As an Associate at Jellinek Law, Ivanna Iwasykiw focuses on helping survivors of sexual assault and abuse through the civil litigation process. Her work primarily focuses on representing survivors of sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and institutional abuse; she also advocates on behalf of persons who have experienced discrimination, sexual harassment, been subjected to revenge porn, invasions of privacy, or internet harassment or cyber bullying, with a focus on harassment and invasions of privacy that are of a sexual nature. Ivanna also practices in long term disability denials appeals, medical malpractice claims, and catastrophic personal injury claims.
Prior joining Jellinek Law Office 2021, Ivanna articled at a full-service law firm in Cambridge, Ontario, and worked as a general litigation lawyer at a leading law firm in Mississauga, Ontario. Her prior practice focused on Human Rights, Employment, Defamation, and invasions of privacy claims. Ivanna’s broad experiences allow her to advise clients with complex claims, and has taught her that there are many ways to get something done, get justice, or help someone find closure.
Ivanna graduated from Wilfred Laurier University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Ancient Mediterranean Studies. She then graduated both from the University of Windsor with a Canadian Law degree and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (Cum Laude) with an American Law degree in 2017. While in law school, Ivanna focused her studies and training on trial practice and advocacy, including competing and placing in advocacy competitions, taking several trial practice classes, acting as a Public Defender in a Michigan criminal court, and working at Windsor’s Legal Aid clinic. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2018.
Ivanna is a compassionate, practical, relentless lawyer, and a fierce advocate. She hopes that in assisting survivors in seeking justice and closure, she can help them find their power again.
Ivanna is currently a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association.