"Rochelle Ivri is 1 of 9 citizenship judges in Canada and is also a paralegal professor at Mohawk College. Rochelle has a degree in Criminology from the University of Windsor, a post-graduate certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from York University, and has also co-authored the textbook, Tribunal Practice and Procedure (Emond Publishing).
Rochelle served on both the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library Board and the Council of the College of Midwives of Ontario for 8 years and she is a former member of the Discipline, Appeal, and Review Committee of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council. In 2021, Rochelle was awarded the Lincoln Alexander Award by the Law Society of Ontario making her the first paralegal to ever receive this recognition in the award's nearly 20 year history. This award (previously only designated for lawyers) recognizes legal professionals who have demonstrated a long-standing interest and commitment to the public and to the pursuit of community service on behalf of residents of Ontario. Rochelle is passionate about human rights, the Charter, and encouraging good citizenship and civic engagement to make communities thrive."