Lawyer / Partner
Ms. Gissa Rahme is the co-owner and partner of Leiter Rahme Avocats/Attorneys Inc.
She specializes in Canadian and American immigration law. While her law practice is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, she travels to assist clients when needed and to give support to the firm’s partner offices in the Middle East and the Gulf.
Ms. Rahme successfully completed a double major program in law and molecular biotechnology at the University of Sherbrooke. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LL.B.) and a Master’s Degree in Molecular Biotechnology and Law (M.B.M.D.; LL.M.). She is also in the process of obtaining her Juris Doctor (J.D.), North American Common Law Degree, from the University of Montreal.
During her Quebec Bar’s professional training program, she achieved outstanding exam results ranking her in the top 15% of all Quebec Bar students for that year.
Ms. Rahme is a member of the Quebec Bar and a member of the Quebec Association of Immigration Lawyers (AQAADI), an organization aiming to improve the practice of immigration law in Quebec and allowing better representation of its members before political, judicial and administrative institutions dealing with federal and provincial immigration. Ms. Rahme is also a member of the International Society of Business Leaders (ISOBL), an organization based in New York City which acknowledges the achievement of top business professionals. Ms. Rahme was also recognized by her peers as being a leader and pioneer in her field within the framework of the gala “The Leaders of Tomorrow”, promoted by the Young Bar Association of Montreal (YBAM).
Ms. Rahme regularly participates in conferences held by the Immigration Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the Quebec Association of Immigration Lawyers (AQAADI), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), which allows her to remain in the foreground of changes in immigration law and to contribute to the advancement of her field.
Throughout her carrier, Ms. Rahme has gained invaluable experience with all aspects of U.S. and Canadian immigration law, particularly in the field of business and family immigration. Her knowledge and expertise in both Canadian and U.S. immigration law has enviably put her amongst a small elite group of lawyers that can assist clients around the world with their Canadian and American immigration goals.
Ms. Rahme is often called a “Lateral Thinker”. With an innate capacity to “think outside the box”, she has demonstrated the ability to constantly find ingenious solutions in order to successfully serve the cases of all her clients, no matter how intricate they are. She has a proven track record of resolving difficult immigration matters. Her exceptional interpersonal skills, coupled with a deep commitment to her work and constant pursuit of excellence, make her an attorney who can naturally and efficiently handle the most challenging cases.
She has the ability to combine her knowledge of the strict provisions of the law with the possibility of alternative approaches in order to arrive at the best possible solutions for each of her clients’ unique circumstances.
Ms. Rahme takes a personal interest in all of the firm’s cases to ensure that only the highest standards of service and excellence are offered.