Avram Heisler

Articling Student


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Education & Qualifications

  • JD (Alberta, 2023)
  • MA (York, 2014)
  • BA (York, 2012)

Avram is an articling student based in the firm’s Vancouver office.

Avram obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Alberta in 2023. Prior to entering law school, Avram completed a Master of Arts degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from York University. Avram also spent several years as a PhD candidate in history, withdrawing in good standing to attend law school in 2020.

Avram worked at York University as a Teaching Assistant and as Co-editor for a historical journal. Outside of academia, Avram worked as a Legal Transcriber and co-ran a small business focused on Model United Nations coaching and academic consulting.

  • Interim President, Faculty of Law (Alberta, 2022-2023)
  • Book Review Editor, Left History (2016-2018)
  • Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Research Award, Faculty of Law (2022)
  • Chief Justice William A. McGillivray Excellence Scholarship, Law (2020)
  • The Merv Leitch QC Leadership Scholarship, Law (2020)
  • Cushwa Centre for American Catholic Studies Research Travel Grant (2018)
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Language Training Grant (2016)