Andrea Valderrama, LL.B.
Andrea joined Waldman & Associates in 2012. Andrea obtained her law degree from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. During her time at law school she was selected to participate in an exchange program with Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, for two semesters, where she focused in Canadian Refugee and Immigration law, as well as International Human Rights Law.
Prior to joining Waldman & Associates, Andrea worked with various non-governmental organizations including the Immigrant Council of Ireland (ICI), Human Trafficking Division; and Frontline Defenders, an organization that protects human rights defenders at risk around the world.
Andrea is passionate about advocating for the rights of refugees and immigrants, and as an immigrant herself, she can relate personally with those who wish to navigate the complex immigration system to be able to call Canada their home.
Andrea is fluent in English and Spanish.
Professional Memberships and Activities
- Member, Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers.
- Member, Refugee Lawyers Association.