University of Leicester, LLB.
University of Guelph, B. App. Sc.
Niagara University, B.A.
Memberships & Affiliations
Ontario Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association
ALEXANDER (SASHA) CHEKINA
Sasha earned a Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Professional Studies (Teacher’s Education) from Niagara University prior to earning his LL.B. at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.
Prior to embarking on his legal career, Sasha taught in Ontario high schools and worked for many years in health care. While living in Leicester, he volunteered with the Litigants in Person Project, assisting Court service users with their matters. As well, he was a Senior Editor for the University of Leicester Law Review. While in the UK he also worked with SEN Youth at SoftTouch, a community-based organization that uses the Arts to help young people achieve their full potential.
In addition to being licensed by the LSO as a lawyer he also continues to maintain his teaching license with the Ontario College of Teachers. Sasha began as an articling student with SLS and now works as a lawyer with a focus on CPP disability, medical malpractice, personal injury, accident benefits, and employment law matters.
Sasha has an avid interest in entertainment and continues to play multiple instruments and write in his spare time.