• 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

    March 5, 2015: Reel Asian & FACL Lunar New Year Fundraiser Dinner

    For online tickets, please visit: https://www.uniiverse.com/events/lunar-new-year-fundraiser-tickets-toronto-STJYX  

    Photos from FACL/NAPABA Northeast Regional Conference and Gala 2014
    FACL in the News: Law Society Consultations Gaining Media Attention

    The consultation sessions being conducted by the Law Society of Upper Canada on its paper, Addressing Challenges Faced By Racialized Licensees has garnered media attention.  FACL expresses the hope that with more awareness of this issue among both the legal profession … Continue reading

    Job Opportunities: Vice Chair Positions available

    Social Justice Tribunals Ontario has advertised for various Vice Chair Positions at the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal. CLICK HERE to view the advertisement for the Landlord and Tenant Board – Deadline February 6, … Continue reading

    FACL/NAPABA Conference and Gala – President’s Message of Thanks and Event Photos

    We had an extremely successful conference and gala held on September 27, 2014 with the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association! CLICK HERE to read the President’s Message of Thanks CLICK HERE to view select photos from the event CLICK HERE … Continue reading

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