Roselyn Kelada-Sedra, J.D.

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 416-361-9609
Fax: 416-361-9443

Email: Email me

Roselyn Kelada-Sedra focuses on advocacy skills, mediation, negotiation, and thorough legal research. Her prior work as a journalist gave her practical experience and expertise to both research and draft high quality court documents for criminal law and civil litigation matters.

Roselyn Kelada-Sedra can help you assess your situation, negotiate and come to the most positive outcome possible. With significant experience in the courtroom on both civil litigation and criminal defence matters, Roselyn brings hands-on undertanding to assessing the legal issues and pragmatic concerns in your situation.

Roselyn has been a civil litigator and criminal defence lawyer for 3 years at Sabsay Lawyers. Previously, Roselyn articled at Cohen Sabsay LLP. This foundation gave her the experience to draft contracts that avoid problems down the road.

When she’s not working or globe-trotting, Roselyn dedicates her time to community building. She is a board member of The Theatre Centre, a landmark in Toronto theatre.

Previously, as an executive member of the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Entertainment, Media and Communication Law Section, she helped to develop programs for legal entertainment professionals across Canada.

Roselyn earned her Juris Doctor degree at Osgoode Hall Law School. There, in collaboration with Mixed Company Theatre, Roselyn pioneered a new model of mediation, using theatre games to facilitate holistic communication between disputants. She presented this endeavour at the prestigious Osgoode Hall Law Journal J.D. Research Symposium.

Areas of Experience

  • Entertainment
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defence 


  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Juris Doctor – 2016
    • Intellectual Property (Intensive 2014)
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Intensive 2013-2014)
  • Houghton College
      • B.A., Bachelor of Arts Magna Cum Laude
      • Major: History
      • Major: English Literature
    • Humber College
      • Concentration: Journalism
      • Diploma, With Honours

Published Works (Selected Titles)

After Hours

Honours And Awards

  • Russell Nelles Starr, Q.C. Memorial Award: Academic Excellence in Civil Litigation & Contract Law
  • Columbia Media Scholastics: Gold Circle for Secondary News Coverage and Bronze Circle for Online Video Content
  • Business Information Group: Magazine Writing Award
  • Certificate of Achievement: Interpersonal Mediation training completion St. Stephen’s Community House – 2014

Professional Associations And Memberships