Featured Young Litigator

Maria Abdoullaeva – Monaghan Reain Lui Taylor LLPMaria AbdoullaevaMaria Abdoullaeva is an associate at Monaghan Reain Lui Taylor LLP.

Maria graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Juris Doctor in 2011 and was called to the bar in 2012.

Prior to her call to the bar, Maria articled with the Department of Justice in Ottawa and volunteered with Community Legal Services in London, conducting tax appeals before the Tax Court of Canada and criminal trials at the Ontario Court of Justice, respectively.

In her short career Maria has acquired a wide-range of experience in civil litigation. She has appeared on matters in the Superior Court of Justice and successfully defended an appeal before the Ontario Court of Appeal in her first year of practice.

Maria’s practice has focused on defending insurance companies on first and third party claims. She is a member of the Canadian Defence Lawyers, the Ontario Bar Association, the Advocates Society, and Young Women in Law.

Before attending law school, Maria received a Bachelor of Science, with a Specialized Honours in Biochemistry in 2008. She is an avid long distance runner, having completed several marathons.

Read Marias’ blog post