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Asian and South Asian Heritage Month 2022

May 10, 2022, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Image of South Asian and Asian individuals The changing landscape of access to justice 
Join the Law Society of Ontario and partners for our annual Asian and South Asian Heritage Month program. 
Together, we will celebrate the long history and enormous contributions of legal professionals of Asian and South Asian origins, and examine access to justice issues impacting Asian and South Asian communities in Ontario, including:
  • Addressing access to justice challenges in the post-pandemic era
  • Successfully building access to justice into your law practice
  • Promoting the role of paralegals in access to justice
 Featured speakers
  • Teresa Donnelly, Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Peter Choe, President, Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL)
  • Devin Persaud, President, South Asian Bar Association of Toronto (SABA)
  • The Honourable Suhail A.Q. Akhtar, Ontario Superior Court of Justice
  • Kenneth Jim, Senior Criminal Counsel, Senior Counsel Program, Legal Aid Ontario
  • Me-Hae Hur, Crown Counsel, Civil Law Division, Ministry of the Attorney General of Ontario
  • Leni Yang, President, Justice By Case Paralegal Services 
  • Maneesha Gupta, Legal Counsel, TD Bank
This program has been accredited for 1 hour and 30 minutes of EDI Professionalism Content.

Tuesday,  May 10, 2022
5:30-7 pm
Virtual event
More details to follow
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