Kemi Oduwole is a lawyer, a charter arbitrator, a scholar and currently the managing partner of Topmarké Attorneys, a firm specializing in immigration, refugee protection, mental health law, corporate law and real estate.
Kemi has litigated and supervised many cases from 2013 when she commenced practice in Ontario. She has handled immigration cases, family law and employment matters and has advised and prepared numerous IRCC applications, including H&C, sponsorship, PRRA and deferral request applications.
She earned Master’s Degrees (LLMs) from the University of Toronto and the University of Lagos, and acquired a Higher Education Teaching Certificate from Harvard Derek Center on Teaching and Learning.
For several years after graduation, she was a teacher in the Nigerian Law School where she mentored prospective lawyers and conducted hands-on teaching responsibilities, including developing classroom materials, teaching courses, preparing, and supervising students for moot trials, and monitoring students’ academic progress.
She provides pro bono representation for indigents at Consent and Capacity hearings, participates in Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS)’s programs of teaching high school students some basic legal concepts, mentors young members of Women’s Law Association of Ontario and participates in anti-racism investigations.