Kelly Goldthorpe | Associate
Kelly Goldthorpe is an associate at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. She received her B.A. in Sociology and Political Science from the University of Calgary, her M.A. in Sociology from the University of Toronto and her J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Ontario. She was a summer student as well as an articling student at Green and Spiegel LLP prior to her call to the bar in Ontario.
Kelly practices in the area of immigration law and can assist clients with obtaining work, study and visitor visas, E-1 and E-2 Visas to the United States. She also represents clients who wish to obtain permanent residence status including: family class applications and appeals, federal skilled worker and investor applications, humanitarian and compassionate applications, admissibility and enforcement matters (including appeals), detention reviews, and Federal Court litigation.
Prior to joining Green and Spiegel LLP, Kelly spent seven years as a Senior Analyst at Statistics Canada and was involved in the analysis and dissemination of the 2001 and 2006 Census results on Immigration and Ethnicity. She has authored numerous studies on the social and economic integration of immigrants and visible minorities in Canada.
She is able to assist clients in Vietnamese.
While at Osgoode Hall Law School, Kelly was a student in the Immigration and Refugee Law Intensive Program, a Student Ambassador, an upper-year mentor and a Research Assistant to two professors.
Kelly has volunteered at the Toronto Public Library to promote literacy to children. She also volunteered at the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic and the Ministry of Labour – Pay Equity Office. She was involved in the Road to Justice legal history project undertaken by the Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic.