Jonathan Salamati is an articled student at Narwal Litigation LLP. He graduated from UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law in 2019. Mr. Salamati also holds a Bachelor of Arts from UBC, graduating in 2016, with a major in psychology and a minor in sociology.
During his time in law school, Mr. Salamati worked as a Research Assistant to professor Toby Goldbach, reviewing material regarding historical changes to the approval of class action settlements in the United States. Through the Environmental Law Workshop program, he drafted a summary and review of a number of NAFTA arbitration cases for West Coast Environmental Law. For his performance in constitutional law, he received the Gerald Donegan QC prize in Canadian Constitutional Law.
In his final year at Allard, Mr. Salamati participated in the Criminal Clinic program, where he worked at the Crown Prosecution Service. As a student Crown Prosecutor, Mr. Salamati had the opportunity to take charge of cases and work closely with members of the Prosecution Service, gaining an appreciation for aspects of criminal law that are not easily learned in a classroom setting.
Mr. Salamati is also a caregiver to his younger disabled sibling, assisting him with day-to-day tasks, as well as language acquisition and other skills to help foster his independence.