Romina Hallan, BA, JD/JD, is an articling student at AKM Law. She completed a dual law degree program at the University of Windsor - Faculty of Law, and the University of Detroit Mercy - School of Law in 2022.
While completing her undergraduate degree in criminology, Romina was an active student council and community member of her college at York University. During this time, she held the roles of Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Speaker. Romina took on leadership roles in the improvement of student academic life on campus by implementing student club funding and furthering the development of peer mentor programs.
Romina’s passion for the intersection between gender and law lead her to pursue law school. During her legal education, Romina continued her involvement in the student community by taking part in the Windsor chapter of Women’s L.E.A.F., and through the development of the first human rights student club at the University of Windsor. After completing her second year of law school, Romina completed a summer term with AKM Law, where she gained a hands-on experience in a variety of immigration matters, such as spousal sponsorships, criminal rehabilitation applications, and student and work permits. Romina continued her immigration education by taking courses pertaining to immigration law in both Canada and the United States. In her final year of law school, she was voted as Co-President for the Women and the Law Club for 2021-2022. At Detroit Mercy, Romina took part in the Family Law Clinic, where she assisted clients with legal documents pertaining to issues such as child support, divorce, and child custody.
Romina’s previous work and study experiences, and passion for gender equality advocacy through immigration law encourages and inspires her to continue her career in immigration with AKM Law. Her thorough experience in leadership inspires her to provide the best service to our clients. In her spare time, Romina enjoys vinyl collecting, reading, and photography.