Sam Zimmerman. JD, MA, BA (Hons).

Associate Lawyer

Sam Zimmerman


Sam works with individuals and families to achieve their immigration goals by providing comprehensive representation, no matter how simple or complex the case, as an associate lawyer at Kingwell Immigration Law.

With experience in a broad range of immigration and refugee matters, Sam helps his clients navigate the immigration system. From preparing complex applications, to responding to procedural fairness letters, to challenging refusals, Sam uses a practical approach to implement effective solutions for his clients. From the beginning to the end of a file, Sam ensures that his clients understand their options and the process to achieve their goals.

Sam’s passion for immigration law began in law school, where he worked with students applying for permanent residence through Community Legal Services. Since those early days, Sam has worked almost exclusively in the world of immigration and refugee law. Drawing on his years of experience, Sam believes in the value of mentorship and is an active member of a community of immigration lawyers and professionals.

In Sam's experience, the best way to begin a new client relationship is by creating a detailed plan that addresses timelines, mutual expectations, and potential outcomes. Sam works collaboratively with clients to build relationships of trust, active participation, and clear communication to ensure that they are well-positioned to make informed decisions. With this approach, Sam has helped hundreds of clients achieve their immigration objectives.

Sam is invested in his client’s desires, and fights tenaciously to achieve them. He believes that his calling in life is to be a zealous advocate for those who entrust him with their immigration plans. For Sam, the highlight of being a lawyer is helping clients tell their story and make meaningful changes in their lives.


  • Western University, J.D. (2019)
  • McMaster University, M.A. (2016)
  • Queen's University, B.A. (Hons) (2015)