As one of his main practice areas, immigration law was a natural choice for Zsolt, who experienced the immigration process himself when immigrating into Canada.Zsolt Szekely - Edmonton Lawyer

He was born in Sfantu Gheorghe (aka Sepsiszentgyorgy), Romania and has a Civil Law degree from Simion Barnutiu Law School in Romania and, an LL.M – “Master of U.S. Law” from the Florida Coastal School of Law.

Shortly after finishing the LL.M degree, Zsolt studied at University of Albert-Faculty of Law, then obtained a Certificate of Qualification from the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, completed his articling at a downtown law firm in Edmonton, and has been a practicing lawyer in Alberta since 2015.  He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.

When asked what had been instrumental in attracting him to practice law, he said that, as a teenager, he had been greatly influenced by a judge and a lawyer, both family friends. Having gotten a taste of it, he then later decided to pursue it as a career. He obtained a civil law degree in 2000 and, a year later, passed the state licensing exam in Romania. He had a practice in Romania focusing on Business and Corporate/Commercial law, and to some extent on Administrative law.

His personal interests and hobbies include music, soccer, as well as, history. He has been a member of the Hungarian Cultural Society of Edmonton since his arrival in Edmonton in 2007, and has been a founding member and the President of the Szekely-Magyar Cultural Association of Western Canada, since 2014.

Zsolt practices primarily in the areas of immigration law, real estate law, corporate/commercial and wills & estates law.  In addition to practicing the common law of Canada, Zsolt is conversant with many aspects of the civil law of Romania & Hungary, as well as, with certain legal issues regarding European Union member states.

Zsolt speaks English, Hungarian & Romanian and can assist clients in any of these languages.