The Roundtable of Diversity Associations is hosting a Bencher Candidate Meet & Greet on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 6pm to 8:30pm at the OBA Conference Centre at 200-20 Toronto Street, Toronto, ON. Come meet your Bencher candidates who support the LSO’s Statement of Principles!
Our friends at the South Asian Bar Association is hosting an International Women’s Day Event at Aird and Berlis titled “Balance For Better”. Hosted by Aird & Berlis, the event will include a panel by Justice S. Khemani, Faisal Mirza, Dal Bhathal and Shalini Konanur. Registration is at: SABA Website
Excited by our conference and looking to develop your leadership skills? NAPABA is hosting their Leadership Advancement Program from May 17-19, 2019 in Washington, DC. Applications are due March 4, 2019. Details can be found on their website: https://napaba.site-ym.com/page/19_LeaderWorkshop
The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) stands for equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. In 2017, we were heartened to see the Law Society of Ontario take steps, albeit modest ones, to combat systemic discrimination in the profession by adopting the recommendations in the Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group’s Final» Read More
For lawyers, innovation is about a lot more than technology. To innovate, lawyers need to embrace risk. They must adopt new approaches, many of which are beyond the traditional domain of the law. They need to be responsive to a fast evolving business landscape. And they need to know how to collaborate with clients to» Read More
Please join the experienced panel brought together by the Internationally Trained Lawyers’ Network of the South Asian Bar Association (SABA), Arab Canadian Lawyers Association (ACLA), Hellenic Canadian Lawyers Association (HCLA), Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) and the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA) for the Internationally Trained Lawyers Speaker Series! The 2019 Internationally Trained Lawyers Network Series» Read More
Congratulations to our current (soon-to-be former) FACL President, Michael Doi, on his appointment to the bench!
FACL Ontario has made submissions to the Law Society of Ontario regarding the pathways to licensing. For a copy of our submissions, please see the link below. FACL Ontario Submissions – Pathways to Licensing – FINAL
Lawyers for Representative Diversity is hosting an event on Thursday, October 25 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, featuring The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, for a discussion on diversity on the federal bench. Minister Wilson-Raybould has often highlighted “the need for a» Read More
Still need CPD hours, including EDI hours? The RODA-OBA Annual Diversity Conference returns on November 28, 2018 from 9am to 5pm to provide thought-provoking, practical discussions on current issues for diverse lawyers and allies. This year’s conference will feature timely discussions on hot topics including the Me Too Movement and the Law Society’s strategies to combat discrimination and» Read More