Originally born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Stas moved to Canada at a young age. He completed his Bachelor of Arts with Honours, majoring in Law and Society at York University, where he swam on the varsity swim team. Stas went on to complete his Dual J.D. at the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. While in law school, Stas volunteered with the Windsor Community Legal Aid Clinic, participated in numerous moot competitions in both Canada and the United States, and co-founded the Windsor Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Club. Stas completed his Articles with a boutique insurance defence firm in Toronto and was Called to the Bar of Ontario in June of 2017.
Stas has experience in defence of first party disputes and third party tort claims, subrogation matters, priority and loss transfer disputes, fraud defence and prosecution.
In his spare time, Stas enjoys participating in a wide variety of sports, spending quality time with friends, and torturing himself by supporting the Leafs.
Student-at-Law, Samis + Company (2016-2017)
Summer Student, Community Legal Aid (2015)
Year of Call: 2017
J.D., University of Windsor – Faculty of Law (2016)
J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (2016)
B.A. (Hons.), York University (2012)
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
The Advocates Society
Toronto Lawyers’ Association
Royal Lifesaving Society – Ontario Branch