Adrienne Smith, BA, MA, JD, is a founding partner with Battista Smith Migration Law Group, a full-service legal practice. She regularly represents clients with all types of permanent and temporary applications to Canada, including medical and criminal inadmissibility issues, sponsorship applications and appeals, refugee claims and appeals, Federal Court applications, humanitarian and compassionate applications, study and visitor visas, and detention reviews. She often represents clients before Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, the Federal Court and the Immigration and Refugee Board.
A sought-out expert in immigration matters, Adrienne has spoken on medical inadmissibility before Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, and has been interviewed or quoted by BBC World News, The Guardian, Fox News, Global News, CBC, Toronto Life and the Toronto Star. She has also guest lectured at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law and York University’s Centre for Refugee Studies.
She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Bar Association, Canadian Bar Association and Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers.