• 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

    Tomorrow, June 24th: FACL Annual General Meeting

    Please join us for the FACL Annual General Meeting on Wednesday June 24, 2015, 6:00 pm ET, at 20 Toronto Street (Ontario Bar Association).  The materials for the AGM can be reviewed HERE.  To view annual reports from previous years, please visit the Mission … Continue reading

    Opportunity: Vacancy on Board of Directors, Chinese Cultural Centre (3 year term)

    The Chinese Cultural Centre is looking for new director for their Board (3 year term).  Corporate law experience would be an asset.  If interested, please contact Michael Chan at michan@rogers.com.  Information about the CCC is found at www.cccgt.org.

    REMINDER: June 24, 2015 – FACL Annual General Meeting

    Please join us for the FACL Annual General Meeting on Wednesday June 24, 2015, 6:00 pm ET, at 20 Toronto Street (Ontario Bar Association). The meeting is open to all FACL members as well as other persons who may be interested … Continue reading

    June 23, 2015 – Pride Week event: Exploring LGBTQ Youth Challenges

    LGBTQ youth face a variety of unique challenges in their relationships with parents, schools, governments and more. Join the Law Society, and the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGIC) and Child and Youth Law Sections of the Ontario Bar Association … Continue reading

    Application Deadline: July 20, 2015 – CivicAction Diversity Fellows Program

    CivicAction is an organization with the mission “to be an independent and nimble developer of broad civic leadership creating collaborative solutions to unresolved regional challenges” in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA).  Now in its 7th year, applications for the … Continue reading

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