Herbert Brownstein is a Canadian lawyer who specializes in the field of immigration. He is one of the three partners in the firm Brownstein and Brownstein in Montreal, Quebec. Herbert Brownstein was a founder of the Project Genesis Legal Clinic. He has worked with Head and Hands Legal Clinic and Arnold Bennett's Landlord Tenant Association. Mr. Brownstein was President of B'nai Brith's Mount Royal Lodge chapter. Mr. Brownstein visited India in March 1995 and was invited to appear before the Indian Merchant's Chamber (Bombay), the Hindustan Chamber of Commerce (Bombay), and the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Ahmedabad) to discuss legal issues connected with Indo-Canadian collaboration. In January 1996 he was invited on the Prime Minister of Canada's trade mission to India. In 1997 he was elected to the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association's Quebec Region Immigration Section, holding the position of Overseas office Co-ordinator.
Brownstein is a member of the Lord Reading Law Society, and the Canadian Bar Association. He has served as Vice Chair of the Canadian Bar Association (Quebec) Citizenship & Immigration Section and as an Executive Officer of the Canadian Bar Association National Citizenship and Immigration Executive.
He has participated and travelled on the Team Canada Trade Missions led by the Prime Minister of Canada to other countries. In November 2005, he was elected to the post of city councillor in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec.
- Montreal municipal election has major Jewish flavour, Jewish Tribune, Nov 3, 2005
- Brownstein and Brownstein and Associates Law Firm Website
- "Two council races in D.D.O." Article in The Suburban (Quebec) dated September 28, 2005 by Jason Magder
- "Living in Montreal" Mentions Arnold Bennett’s Housing Hotline
- Lord Reading Law society site