Behzad obtained his B.C.L./LL.B. from McGill University and was called to the Ontario Bar in June 2017. Prior to joining Israel Foulon, Behzad clerked for the judges of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Toronto.
Behzad previously worked as a summer student at a national full-service law firm as well as a legal publishing company specializing in labour, employment, and human rights law.
During law school, Behzad was actively involved in the Faculty of Law and the greater community. He was a member of the 2015 Wilson Moot team that placed second overall, served on the Law Students’ Association, and volunteered with the McGill Legal Information and Barbra Schlifer Commemorative clinics.
Behzad speaks English, French, and Farsi. He is an avid traveler and enjoys cycling, playing soccer, and being outdoors.
ADMISSIONS & AFFILIATIONS
Called to the Bar of Ontario, 2017
Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, 2016
Hon. B.Sc. (summa cum laude), York University, 2012