In a feature article entitled “White out,” Agarwal speaks to the current realities of racialized lawyers practising in Ontario.

The South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) seeks a volunteer from the current membership to assist in the selection of the slate of nominees to the SALCO volunteer board of directors.

Diversity 150 Project In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, the Diverse Champions for Diversity are collecting 150 bios and photos of diverse lawyers to present on a website celebrating Canada’s vast pool of qualified, talented, and exceptional diverse legal professionals. The goal of this project is to emphasize the exemplary pool of diverse candidates in the…

The following people (alphabetical by first name) are running as candidates for a one (1) year term on the Board (there are 7 available spots): Bindu Cudjoe Divya Khurana Jasmine Singh Jennifer Asnani Kelvin Ramchand Khalfan Khalfan Neil Gurmukh Richard Coutinho Sunira Chaudhri The following people (alphabetical by first name) are running as candidates for a two (2)…

The Criminal Lawyers’ Association is offering SABA Toronto members a modest incentive to join the CLA. With proof of membership in SABA Toronto, the CLA will discount the cost of its membership to a maximum of $50. If you are interested, please email sabatoronto@gmail.com with CLA Membership in the subject line and request proof of…

Our advocacy matters. This past week, we have seen two extraordinary developments in the legal profession, in both of which SABA Toronto played an integral role. To begin, we congratulate the Honourable Jasmine Akbarali, who was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto. She is the first South Asian woman appointed to the…

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), a global legal association representing more than 40,000 in-house counsel employed by over 10,000 organizations in 85 countries, announced winners of its fifth annual ‘Top 10 30-Somethings’ awards at its Corporate Counsel University (CCU) in San Diego. Rustam Juma, SABA Toronto Vice President and Legal Counsel at Deloitte LLP…

Ranjan Agarwal, President of SABA Toronto, speaks to Matt Galloway on CBC Radio’s Metro Morning about diversity on the Supreme Court,.  Listen to the podcast here (around the 9:30 mark):  http://canadapodcasts.ca/podcasts/CbcRadioToronto/4808135

On February 25, 2016 SABA’s Advocacy Committee issued a press release with respect to the restoring the age of dependency to its pre-2014 levels.

International Human Rights Day is quickly approaching – Join the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) on December 10th for an informative panel discussion about the right to housing and the importance of a human rights based approach to homelessness and housing insecurity in Canada. Following the panel discussion, we are hosting an Open House…

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