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Mario Bellissimo

Business Name:
Bellissimo Law Group- Professional Corporation

Area of Specialization:
Citizenship & Immigration Law (Refugee Protection)
Citizenship & Immigration Law (Immigration)

1402-20 Eglinton Ave W Box 2023
M4R 1K8

Telephone Number:
1 416 787 6505 ext. 210

Fax Number:
1 416 787 0455

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Mario D. Bellissimo is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School and the founder of Bellissimo Law Group. He is a Certified Specialist in Citizenship/Immigration Law and Refugee Protection, and his practice is focused primarily on litigation with an emphasis on immigration inadmissibility. Mr. Bellissimo has appeard before all levels of immigration tribunals and courts including the Supreme Court of Canada. He is the immediate past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association National Immigration Law Section and serves on multiple stakeholder communities involving Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency, Service Canada, the federal Courts, the Department of Justice, the Immigration and Refugee Board and Continuing Legal Education. Beyond running the firm, Mr. Bellissimo acts on a pro bono basis as National Immigration Law and Policy Advisor for COSTI Immigration Resettlement Services. He has taught several immigration courses and is a frequent guest on TV, radio and print discussing Immigration and Refugee Issues.

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