Ellisif E. Harris



Ellisif is a Licensed Paralegal in our Multi-Residential Housing Group and provides advice and representation to landlords, property managers and other housing providers. She is also the City Director for Paralegals for the Essex Law Association.

Born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, Ellisif’s love for the law started at an early age. She was raised surrounded by exceptional legal professionals and this only grew her desire to enter the field and actively make a difference.

Ellisif returned to St. Clair College and graduated from the Paralegal Program in 2013. Ellisif was awarded the student leadership award and the student leadership medal. Upon graduation Ellisif was eager to get started, she received her paralegal license and opened her own firm in March of 2014. Ellisif operated her own firm for over 8 years assisting clients with Small Claims Court, Landlord Tenant Board, Provincial Offences and Human Rights.

Ellisif was an instructor in the Paralegal Program at St. Clair College between December 2016 and August 2022. Ellisif is truly passionate about helping her former students grow and truly enjoys mentoring students that she has had the pleasure of teaching over the years.

In 2019, Ellisif obtained her certificate for Community Mediation from St. Stephen’s Community House and continues to volunteer her time as a community mediator. Ellisif worked for a prominent Toronto firm practicing in the areas of Small Claims Court, assisting on larger litigation files as well as corporate matters. Ellisif thoroughly enjoys organizing and attending events for licensees. Ellisif is using her passion for teaching in her role with the Law Society of Ontario, planning Paralegal Continuing Professional Development programs. Ellisif is a volunteer Coach for the Coach and Advisor Network with the Law Society of Ontario. Outside of work Ellisif enjoys spending quality time with her son and working out.

“If you want to be a true professional, do something outside yourself.”

Ruth Bader Ginsberg

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