2015

Alberta

2014

Juris Doctor Western University (University of Western Ontario)

2011

Master of Management of Innovation University of Toronto

2010

Hon. Bachelor of Science University of Toronto

Canadian Bar Association

The Advocates’ Society

Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (Western Division)

Calgary Legal Guidance

Calgary Chinese Community Services Association

Pro Bono Law Alberta (QB Amicus)

Zao Han

Zao Han joined JSS Barristers in 2014 as an articling student, and was called to the Bar in 2015. At JSS Barristers, Zao’s practice consists of general and corporate commercial civil litigation, employment litigation, construction litigation, personal injury, as well as other specialized litigation types such as defamation, franchise law and intellectual properties.

When not practicing law, Zao can often be found travelling or reading about travelling.  Zao also loves the visual arts, including photography, drawing and painting.


Experience

Zao graduated with an H.B.Sc. with distinction from the University of Toronto in 2010, specializing in genetics and biotechnology. Shortly before law school, Zao also received a Master’s degree from the University of Toronto in 2011, specializing in the management of technology-focused sectors.

Zao completed her legal education in 2014, receiving a J.D. from the Western University. While in law school, Zao acted a case worker at Western University's Community Legal Services, helping clients with criminal, small claims court, as well as landlord and tenant issues. In addition, Zao took part in a specialized team dealing with immigration law, helping graduate students with their immigration applications. Zao continued to volunteer for various organizations after becoming a lawyer, including Calgary Legal Guidance, Pro Bono Law Alberta, and the Calgary Chinese Community Services Association, helping a diverse range of clients in need.

Before moving to Calgary, Zao spent her early years living in a number of places across three continents, including cities in China, Japan, Germany, and the United States. Zao is a native speaker of Chinese (Mandarin), and is fluent in Japanese as well.


Publications

The Barrister (ACTLA) December 2014 (No. 114) Issue, “Rocket Docket Racquet” (Summary Judgment Applications) 

Co-Author with Deborah Book

韓早律師於2014年作為實習律師加入JSS律師事務所,並於2015年取得律師執照後留任JSS擔任訴訟律師一職。在正式加入JSS律師事務所之前,韓律師曾在該所以及一家位於深圳的大型中國公司進行過暑期實習。韓律師目前涉及的法律領域包括民事訴訟、公司及商業訴訟、勞工訴訟以及人身傷害等不同種類的法律範疇。韓律師也對破產及重組訴訟、特許經營法和知識產權法有一定的心得和經驗。

入職之前,韓律師在2010年畢業於多倫多大學,獲得了遺傳學與生物科技方面的理學學士學位。韓律師隨後在2014年於西安大略大學的法學院完成了法學教育,獲得了該學院的法學博士學位。在法學院就學期間,韓律師曾在西安大略大學社區法律服務部工作,為低收入客戶提供了刑事、小額訴訟、房東房客等方面的法律幫助。除此之外、韓律師還參與了一個提供移民法服務的小型團隊,幫助了多名西安大略大學的國際研究生申請移民。

韓律師從2014年開始居住卡加里,在此之前她曾生活在中國,日本,德國和美國的多個城市。韓律師的母語為漢語(普通話),但她的經歷使她掌握了母語級別的英語和日語水平。

在業餘時間,韓律師喜歡讀書,並曾在北美洲、歐洲和亞洲各地旅行。而韓律師最喜愛的業餘活動則是各類美術相關的活動,包括繪畫以及參觀博物館等。