Khrystyna Yankovska

Lawyer

Location: Toronto

Services: Immigration Law

Languages: English Ukrainian Russian

Office: 416-236-3060

Toll Free: 1-877-236-3060

Biography

Khrystyna Yankovska graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Criminology with Distinction. She went on to attend Law School at the University of Birmingham in England finishing at the top of her class. Khrystyna articled at Pace Law Firm under U.S. and Canadian Immigration lawyer Andy Semotiuk and upon admission to the Law Society of Upper Canada, she joined their Immigration Team.

Khrystyna has always embarked on many leadership and volunteer experiences. She has been elected to serve as a Member-at-Large at the Ontario Bar Association Citizenship and Immigration Section for the 2017-2018 year. Khrystyna is also an Executive Member at Toastmasters International In-Pace Club polishing her skills to become a more effective communicator and leader. She is also one of the founding lawyers of the Ukrainian Canadian Social Services Legal Aid Clinic in Toronto and volunteers her time there. She is an avid traveler and enjoys meeting people and understanding their culture. Khrystyna is currently advancing her French language skills, and she is already fluent in Ukrainian, Russian and English.

Education

  • University of Toronto, ON, Canada – Honours Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • University of Birmingham (Faculty of Law), United Kingdom – Honours Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

Professional Associations And Memberships

Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC)

Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Member

Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Citizenship and Immigration Section, 2017-2018 Member-at-Large

Ukrainian Canadian Bar Association (UCBA)