Selvin Mejia is a Paralegal affiliated with the Edward C. Corrigan Law since 2005 and is fluent in English and Spanish. Selvin graduated from the Social Justice and Peace Studies, and Latin American Studies from Western University and the Law Clerk/Paralegal Program at Fanshawe College in London, ON. He also attended the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law Common-Law program between 2009 and 2011.
During law school he did an internship with the Anti-Mining National Board in El Salvador and served as the inaugural president for the Latin American Law Students (LALSA). In addition, during his undergrad studies at the Social Justice and Peace Studies program, Selvin led University Student delegations to International Solidarity Experiential Learning opportunities to Dominican Republic, Guatemala and his native El Salvador.
Selvin has also ample experience working with Newcomers and within the Not-for Profit Sector. He served as the Executive Director for the Canadian Latin American Association of London – CALA (2015-2016) and as the Manager for Settlement Services for the YWCA-St Thomas Elgin funded by the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (2012-2015).
Selvin is also a member of the Board of Directors for Literacy Link South Central, a Not-for-Profit Organization that provides literacy plan services, develops resources and increases awareness on issues of literacy throughout Oxford, Elgin, Middlesex, Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk County. He also sits on the Board of Directors for Hispanic American F. C. a Not-for-Profit organization that promotes its cultural identity and fosters integration for Latin Americans in London, ON since 2012.
In his spare time Selvin enjoys volunteering, playing soccer and spending time among family and friends.
Selvin can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.