• Who We Are


    FACL is a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals working to promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the wider community.

    FACL is a not-for-profit organization working closely with other Asian Canadian associations and community organizations. It is affiliated with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).

  • Message From President


    Thank you for visiting the website of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (“FACL”). In 2007, FACL was founded in Toronto by a small group of Asian Canadian legal professionals, many of whom remain active and provide guidance through our Advisory Committee. We are united by a common interest in promoting equity, justice and opportunity for Canadians of pan-Asian origin, in both the legal profession and the wider community. We also recognize the need to cultivate and advance advocacy, community involvement, professional development and leadership by Asian Canadian legal professionals. In accomplishing these goals, we have reached out and partnered with like-minded organizations (such as the South Asian Bar Association, Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, and Korean Canadian Lawyers Association) on various events and initiatives. Continue reading →

  • News and Upcoming Events


  • Latest News

    FACL endorses candidates for Bencher: Janet E. Minor, Julian Falconer, Avvy Go, Sandra Nishikawa and Paul Schabas

    The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL), a member of the Roundtable of Diversity Associations (RODA), encourages all its members to vote in the upcoming Law Society of Upper Canada Bencher elections to be held on April 30, 2015 and … Continue reading

    Invitation to Apply for LSUC Equity Advisory Group

    The Law Society of Upper Canada is inviting applications from lawyers, paralegals, law students, licensing candidates, and representatives of legal organizations and associations for membership in the Equity Advisory Group (EAG). The Equity Advisory Group provides advice to the Law … Continue reading

    April 11, 2015: CLE by Association of Chinese Canadian Lawyers of Ontario

    The Association of Chinese Canadian Lawyers of Ontario (ACCLO) is holding its Tips and Tricks of the Trade Annual CLE Program. Date: Saturday April 11, 2015 Time: 9:00 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Dim Sum lunch is included) … Continue reading

    2015 Law Society Bencher Election

    The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL), a member of the Roundtable of Diversity Associations (RODA), encourages all its members to vote in the upcoming Law Society of Upper Canada Bencher elections to be held on April 30, 2015 and … Continue reading

    Susan Eng receives Law Society Medal

    FACL is pleased to congratulate Susan Eng on receiving the Law Society Medal!  The Medal is awarded to those who have provided outstanding service within the profession, whether in the area of practice, in the academic sphere, or in some … Continue reading

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