Kalman Samuels, Q.C. & Associates consists of a team of dedicated attorneys sharing a collegial approach to the progression of all the various cases handled by our Montreal family law firm. This global management system is beneficial to our clients, providing them with the knowledge and experience of a professional team of Montreal lawyers, including affiliated offices and consultants throughout the world.
Admitted to the bar in 1954 in British Columbia, in 1983 in Quebec
Me Stella Flader Samuels holds membership in both the British Columbia (non practicing) Bar and the Quebec Bar, which, with her training in both the civil and common law legal systems, are invaluable in cases involving International Family Cross border litigation or international law. She also has extensive experience working with estates and successions. Me Stella Flader Samuels has been invited to serve as a Governor of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec.
Admitted to the bar in 2007 in Quebec
After successfully completing the New York Bar Exam in 1995, Me Daniel Romano was drawn into the entrepreneurial world where he developed a solid background in business and political interests as well as in social activism. He co-founded thriving companies such as h2O Adventures, Teambuilding Montreal, C.A.G.E. Canada, and Spa Mana. His diverse projects have taken him from Japan to Germany, across the U.S, and from Israel to the Philippines. Daniel has returned to law where he can exercise his true passion of representing his clients in the courtroom. Me Romano sits on the Board of Directors of C.A.G.E., the Pointe-Claire Canoe Club, and the award-winning musical ensemble "La Mandragore".
Admitted to the Bar in 2011 in Quebec
Me Leila Sadeg has worked as a legal officer at the International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland. During her studies, she participated at the Annual Session held by the International Human Rights Institute Renée Cassin, in Strasbourg, France. She also gained valuable experience within non-governmental organizations, working with foreign caregivers at the Association des Aides familiales du Québec, in Montreal. Her passion for Family Law and International Law allows her to work with devotion and humanity in a wide range of mandates.
Admitted to the bar in 2011 in Ontario, in 2012 in Quebec
Me Sheri M. Spunt has both a civil law and common law background. She completed a Juris doctor in 2010 and a Bachelor of Civil Law in 2008. Before she commenced her studies in law, she completed a Bachelor of Arts in Media Information and Technoculture and Visual Arts at the University of Western Ontario. Me Spunt summered at a National Law firm and completed her national articling at a family law firm in Montreal. Before joining our team Me Spunt was practicing at a law firm in downtown Toronto.
Admitted to the bar in 1995 in Ontario, Licenced by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Foreign Legal Consultant since 2006
Attorney Veronique Malka practiced family law and human rights advocacy for over a decade in Ontario before moving to the U.S. in 2003. She now divides her time between her offices in New York, New Jersey and Québec, devoting her talents to Canadian immigration, with a focus on corporate immigration for Canada/U.S. clients. In addition, she assists clients with individual Canadian immigration needs such as naturalization and citizenship, passport renewals, temporary work and study permits and other cross-border issues such as the child abductions under the Hague Convention on Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Attorney Malka shares her knowledge and experience on TV and radio in Canada and the U.S.A., presents regularly on legal panels and at conferences, and has been published several times in both French and English. She is also a part-time University professor in International law in New Jersey.
While pursuing her PhD in law in Germany, Simone Emmert was a legal lecturer and researcher with experience in human rights, international law, family law, immigration and asylum law. She has completed extensive interdisciplinary work and research on gender studies and queer theory. She is also recognized as a trainer for anti-discrimination courses based on the anti-bias-approach with focus on migration, gender and homo-/transphobia. Has published and lectured extensively in her areas of specialty. While completing her PhD, Ms. Emmert has offered her extensive research skills and knowledge to the firm of Kalman Samuels, Q.C. & Associates. With the assistance of Ms. Emmert, our attorneys can provide cutting-edge legal representation in developing legal fields of diversity such as sex and gender based discrimination, bias, sexual orientation and gender identity (trans- and intersexuality).
Admitted to the bar in 1957 in Quebec
This website, as well as innumerable aspects of our practice, are dedicated to the memory of Kalman Samuels, Q.C., a pillar of the legal community and development of the law in Quebec.
In 2006, Me Kalman Samuels, Q.C. had reached 50 years as member of the Quebec Bar Association. His extensive contacts in international organizations, such as the American Association of Justice (AAJ), International Academy and American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, offer an unparalleled network for International Family Cross border litigation in today's highly mobile society.
Kalman Samuels, Q.C. will continue to serve as an enduring inspiration to those attorneys who endeavor to continue his legacy of dedicated service to our clients.