Sunam Jassar is an articling student with Moustarah & Company.
Ms. Jassar completed two years of biological science at the University of Alberta before heading to law school. She received her Juris Doctor, with Distinction, from the University of Saskatchewan in 2019.
Throughout her undergraduate and legal studies, Ms. Jassar received numerous academic awards. In law school, Ms. Jassar was awarded the Douglas A. Schmeiser Prize in Criminal Procedure, the Foster Prize in Human Rights, the Amy and Brian Pfefferle Prize and the Gerda R. Bloemraad Award.
Ms. Jassar was actively involved in the law school community. She was the founder and president of the USask Health Law Club and a volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada. Ms. Jassar also completed a semester long practicum at the Community Legal Assistance Services for Inner City (CLASSIC) clinic. Throughout her time with CLASSIC, she represented low income individuals on various summary criminal offences and prison law matters.
She is conversationally fluent in Punjabi.
Outside of law, Ms. Jassar enjoys watching documentaries and exploring the growing food scene in Edmonton.