About Jaques Despatis Law Office – Immigration Lawyers
Originally from Ottawa, Jacques Despatis obtained his Common Law degree from the University of Ottawa. He opened his law office in December 1991. His practice has touched many areas of law, including criminal law, family law, child protection and immigration and refugee law. Jacques Despatis has a wide experience to appear before the Immigration and Refugee Board, the Federal Court of Canada and the majority of provincial courts in Ontario.
During an extended stay in New Zealand, Jacques Despatis completed a Master's degree in Conflict Resolution, with specialization in mediation. He held the position of mediator at the prestigious University of Otago in Dunedin. Since his return in 2001, Jacques Despatis has practiced exclusively in the field of immigration and refugee law matters. He has represented people from all parts of the world dealing with a broad variety of legal issues. With his team, he offers quality services based on years of experience.
Married and father of two wonderful children, Jacques Despatis has taken part in many community activities that raise funds for local charitable organisations. He is fluent in French, English and Spanish.