Hilete Stein | Senior Associate
Hilete Stein is a senior associate at Green and Spiegel LLP in Toronto. She received her B.A. in Political Science and LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. After articling at Green and Spiegel LLP, she was called to the Ontario Bar, where she practices exclusively in the area of Canadian citizenship and immigration law. Hilete has extensive experience representing clients before the Federal Court and the Immigration and Refugee Board, where she has been counsel in a number of notable reported decisions. She also assists clients in all aspects of Canadian immigration law, including: family class applications and appeals; federal skilled worker applications; Canadian experience class applications; provincial nominee applications; work, student, and visitor visas; humanitarian and compassionate applications; admissibility and enforcement matters, including appeals; and Federal Court litigation. Hilete is also able to assist clients in Hebrew.
Professional Activities & Affiliations
Hilete is a member of the Citizenship and Immigration Law Sections of the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Association. She has worked as a teaching assistant for the LL.B. program at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, and as a student assistant for the LL.M. (Master of Laws) program assisting international students in the completion of their theses.
Hilete has embarked on many leadership and volunteer experiences with several organizations, including serving as President of the Jewish Law Students Association at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law and volunteering with United Israel Appeal Federations Canada (UIAFC). While attending law school, Hilete volunteered as a case worker at Community Legal Services, where she assisted clients in immigration and criminal law matters.
Outside of her legal career, Hilete has been active in federal and provincial politics, including holding a position managing the campaign office of a candidate for Member of Parliament and volunteering for a candidate in a major party leadership race.