Mr. Hakim is an associate lawyer at Weisberg Law Criminal Lawyers.
EDUCATION & WORK HISTORY
Before joining Weisberg Law, Mr. Hakim articled and worked as a litigation associate at a national business law firm.
Mr. Hakim also clerked for Justice Andromache Karakatsanis at the Supreme Court of Canada, and Justices Katherine van Rensburg, Benjamin Zarnett and Steve A. Coroza at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Mr. Hakim received his J.D. with Distinction from Western University’s Faculty of Law. In law school, he served as Co-Chair of Western’s advocacy committee, competed in the Gale Cup Moot, and was awarded the J.S.D. Tory Writing Prize. He also delivered legal education workshops and prepared Gladue sentencing reports as part of the Debwewin Law Internship with the Ministry of the Attorney General, Indigenous Justice Division.
Before law school, Mr. Hakim completed his M.A. and B.A. (Honours) in philosophy at Western University.
Mr. Hakim has represented clients in complex trials and appeals, including before the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario, and as an intervener before the Supreme Court of Canada.
Mr. Hakim was called to the Ontario bar in 2020 and is a member of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.