Zara is the founder of Suleman Family Law where she practices family law and fertility law in British Columbia. She is a certified family law mediator and collaborative law practitioner. Zara is also an adjunct instructor for family law at the University of Victoria law school, on the board of the Law Foundation of BC, chair of a BC Law Institute research project on legal parentage, and on the advisory for the FREDA Centre for Research on Violence Against Women and Children. Prior to law school Zara was a frontline community advocate for over a decade. She has been working on issues of violence against women and children for over 30 years, and has also presented and written extensively on family law issues, trauma informed practice, and anti-racism/critical race theory issues.