Yuvika Johri

Yuvika Johri



Toronto, Ontario, Canada
416 551-0504

Yuvika Johri is an Articling Student at Neuberger & Partners LLP. In 2017, she received her Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law. She volunteered as a Case Worker at the Student Legal Services Clinic, where she provided legal services to faculty, staff, and students of Emory University. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Criminal Law Society at Emory University. For her extensive legal background and achievements, Ms. Johri was awarded with a prestigious merit scholarship by Emory University School of Law.

During her time at Emory Law, Ms. Johri worked as a Summer Associate at Bires, Shaffer, & Deborde, Houston, Texas, where she assisted clients charged with complex criminal offenses involving homicide, sexual assault, domestic violence, and drug related offenses. She also worked at Peters, Rubin, & Sheffield, Atlanta, Georgia, where she assisted in the defense of clients charged with sexual offenses and white-collar crime.

Ms. Johri holds an LL.M. degree from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she received a specialization in criminal law. She served as the LL.M. Batch Representative on the Student Law Council, and for her outstanding performance, was awarded the LL.M. Achievement Scholarship.

To compliment her academic interests, Ms. Johri clerked with Hon. Judge Janie S. Mayeron, United States District Court, District of Minnesota, where she experienced litigation from the point of view of a Judge. She has also served as a Legal Intern at the Legal Rights Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and interned for former member of Minnesota State Senate and Minnesota House of Representative, Mr. Satveer Chaudhary. After graduating from University of Minnesota Law School, Ms. Johri worked as a Research Associate at the Center of Human Rights and Constitutional Law, Los Angeles, California, where she reviewed claims and legal issues posed by California prisoners in solitary confinement

Ms. Johri has always had a passion for criminal defence. She advocates defending and protecting the rights of those without a voice, those who are falsely accused, and those fighting a battle against the abuse of power by the State. Before joining the prestigious firm of Neuberger & Partners LLP, Ms. Johri served as a Legal Fellow at the Office of Public Defenders, Atlanta Judicial Circuit, where she represented low income individuals charged with complex Felony and Misdemeanor crimes in the State of Georgia, United States. She has made several appearances at the Superior Court of Fulton County, Atlanta, Georgia.

Apart from her legal education and experience in North America, Ms. Johri is also a licensed attorney in India. She is registered with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa. In 2013, she graduated from Symbiosis Law School, Pune, India, with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Law. As a law student, Ms. Johri worked towards the rehabilitation of victims of Human Trafficking in the State of Maharashtra, India. Ms. Johri has worked for the former Law Minister of India, Late Mr. Ram Jethmalani, and prominent criminal defense attorneys of India, Mr. Satish Maneshinde, Mr. Mahesh Jethmalani, and Mr. Zulfiqar Memon.

She is currently articling under the supervision of Mr. Joseph Neuberger, the senior partner of Neuberger & Partners LLP.


  • Emory University School of Law, 2017

    • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, 2014

    • Master of Laws (LL.M.)
    • Specialization in Criminal Law
  • Symbiosis Law School, 2013

    • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
    • Bachelor of Arts (B.A)


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi


1392 Eglinton Avenue West
Toronto, ON M6C 2E4
Fax (416) 364-3271


On behalf of Neuberger & Partners LLP posted in COVID-19 on Tuesday March 17, 2020.

At Neuberger and Partners, we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and have implemented safety measures to ensure the safety of our clients and staff. Our priority is and always will be the health, well-being and safety of our staff, clients and colleagues.

We have put in place various measures to prevent and minimize the impact of COVID-19:

  • In addition to standard hand-washing habits, our staff are washing hands before and after every client interaction;
  • All individuals entering our office will be required to use our hand sanitizer to ensure the safety of our other clients and staff;
  • Regular disinfecting of our offices, public areas, meeting rooms and board rooms as well as increasing the frequency of disinfection of higher-traffic surface areas;
  • If a lawyer or client who has a scheduled meeting is feeling unwell, they will be strongly encouraged to stay home;
  • For the time being, we will avoid greeting clients and colleagues with our usual handshakes;
  • We will make every effort to ensure our firm will be stocked up with extra tissue and alcohol-based hand sanitizer; and
  • We will monitor and stay informed from the Government of Canada and World Health Organization for facts as they become available. We will ensure all staff and team members are educated on symptoms and are well informed on prevention and best practices.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Will the firm still run if there are closures?

  • We are committed to assisting our clients. We remain open to assist our clients at this time (following aforementioned standards for health and safety). For clients who wish to communicate with our firm virtually, we have the technology for virtual meetings and are able to respond to the needs of our clients in a manner best to protect our staff and clients’ health.

Are staff and lawyers set up to work virtually?

  • All lawyers and staff are set up to work virtually and continue to assist clients and one another remotely. All lawyers are available via telephone, email and virtual video conferencing.

What is the court situation? How will we deal with court closures?

  • At this time, the Superior Court of Justice is closed from March 17, 2020 to June 1, 2020 – unless a judge orders otherwise.
    If you have a March matter, your matter will be postponed to June 2, 2020.
    April matters will be postponed to June 3, 2020 and May matters will be pushed to June 4, 2020.
  • Similarly, the Ontario Court of Justice will be closed for 10 weeks for all out of custody matters in criminal practice court. In custody matters will still be addressed. It is unclear if out of custody matters such as trials or preliminary hearings will continue since the courts have left this decision to the discretion of the judges. However, Bail courts will remain open for the time being.
  • The Court of Appeal for Ontario has suspended all scheduled appeals until April 3, 2020. But we are still able to file materials and apply for urgent appeals to be heard.
  • We will advise clients by email of their next Court date.

How can payments be made?

  • Payments can be made via e-transfer and visa payments can be made over the phone.

If I have to deliver something to my lawyer, how shall I go about it?

  • For clients who wish to drop off documents but do not wish to come in contact with any one at the firm, you are encouraged to drop them off in our mail slot in front of our office.

We will be open and available for any questions, comments or concerns. Please call (416) 364-3111 for any further information.

Stay safe and healthy,

Joseph Neuberger