Jay Nadarajah
Recent Successes

“To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse than starving the body; it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.” – Mahatma Gandhi


Call to the Bar, Ontario, 2014

Call to the Bar, New Jersey, 2010

B.A., (Political Science) Queen’s University, 2003

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Michigan), 2008

Since studying at Queen’s University where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Political Science, Jay Nadarajah has been devoted to serving the needs of the immigrant community through her numerous volunteer endeavors. Immigrating to Canada at a very young age, she has developed a passion for helping this segment of society. She is fluent in both English and Tamil.

Ms. Nadarajah has legal experiences in various jurisdictions in the United States, where she obtained her Juris Doctor law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She is currently a licenced attorney in New Jersey where she had briefly practiced in the areas of immigration and family law. While in law school she interned at Legal Aid & Defender Association in Detroit. Also, her internship at the District Attorney’s office (both in Detroit, MI and Brooklyn, NY) has broadened her knowledge and provided her with the unique perspective in criminal defence.

Jay Nadarajah worked as a lien clerk for a prominent law firm representing Condominium Corporations while getting her qualifications for her Ontario licence. She conducted her Articling at Aitken Robertson, handling everything from meeting with clients, attending adjournments at different Ontario Courts of Justice, assisting in preparation of cases for trial, including pre-trial memos and legal research, participating in Crown resolution meetings, attending pleas and sentencing that are within her scope, and attending summary offence trials at Ontario Court of Justice as well as Provincial Offence Court. She has since been employed on a full-time basis with the firm.

In March of 2016, Ms. Nadarajah and the team at Aitken Robertson attended a specialized training course in New Orleans with some of the most prestigious and renowned DUI attorneys and experts in North America. The subject of the conference was the scientific workings of the Intoxilyzer 8000 – the breath-testing instrument used by officers to scientifically calculate an individual’s level of impairment by alcohol. With this information fresh and vivid in his mind, Ms. Nadarajah aims to utilize the knowledge acquired to better assist clients charged with impaired driving and exceeding 80 mg of alcohol in 100 ml of blood in the province of Ontario.

Jay assists our clients facing charges in Durham Region.

Testimonials / Reviews for Ms. Nadarajah

Special Thanks

“I was arrested at 6:30 PM on Sunday night (Mischief CCC430) and I was in Richards office at 2:00 PM the next day. Less than 24 hrs. I was a mess, absolutely petrified and had a very hard time trying...Read More

Utmost Professionalism

“I’d like to take this time to send Jay Nadarajah of Aitken Robertson law firm a very big thanks for handling my case with utmost professionalism from start to finish. I would highly recommend her to anybody who may find...Read More