Equity Advisory Group

Mandate

To assist the Equity and Aboriginal Issues Committee/Comité sur l'équité et les affaires autochtones (EAIC), in the development of policy options for the promotion of equity and diversity in the legal profession by:

  • Identifying and advising the Committee on issues affecting equity communities, both within the legal profession and relevant to those seeking access to the profession;
  • Providing input to the Committee on the planning and development of policies and practices related to equity, both within the Law Society and the profession; and
  • Commenting to the Committee on Law Society reports and studies relating to equity issues within the profession. Members of the Equity Advisory Group 

Members

Individual Members 

Paul Jonathan Saguil (Chair)

Tahlee Afzal

Sharan K. Basran

Lisa Borsook

Jonathan Davey

Douglas Judson

Leonard Kim

Lorin MacDonald

Paul Scotland

Jason Tam 

Brenda Young

Organizational Members

ARCH Disability Law Centre - Represented by Edgar-Andre Montigny

 Association des juristes d'expression française de l'Ontario - Represented by Andrée-Anne Martel

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers - Represented by Gordon Cudjoe, Tamara Johnson and Donna Walwyn


Canadian Hispanic Bar Association
 - Represented by Eugenia Cappellaro


Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association -
Represented by Omar Raza

 Canadian Association of Muslim Women in Law - Represented by Imtenan Abd-El-Razik and Sofia Ijaz

Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers - Represented by Joyce Tam

 Law Students' Society of Ontario - Represented by Leslie DeMeulles


Roundtable of Diversity Associations
- Represented by Lai-king Hum

South Asian Bar Association - Represented by Ranjan Agarwal

Women's Law Association of Ontario - Represented by Ayesha Laldin

 
Women's Paralegal Association of Ontario - Represented by Gerri Camus

 Updated October 2015