• 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).

  • Registration Deadline: March 9th! Sign up today!

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  • 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

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

    For further details, please visit the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival website: http://www.reelasian.com/news/celebrate-lunar-new-year-with-reel-asian-facl-on-march-5th/   For online tickets, please visit: https://www.uniiverse.com/events/lunar-new-year-fundraiser-tickets-toronto-STJYX  

    REMINDER: “Meet & Greet” with Racialized and Equity-Seeking Bencher Candidates

    Date & Time: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm Location: Law Society of Upper Canada, Convocation Hall This event, organized as a special meeting of the Roundtable of Diversity Associations (RODA), highlights and promotes racialized and equity-seeking Bencher candidates … Continue reading

    REMINDER: LSUC Program on Wed. Feb. 25 at 4pm-6pm on “Addressing Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees” and FACL’s Submissions

    The Law Society of Upper Canada is offering its second program in Toronto to present the findings from its consultation paper, Developing Strategies for Change: Addressing Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees. The program is scheduled for Wednesday February 25, 2015, 4:00pm to 6:00pm at … Continue reading

    Job Opportunity: Full-Time Vice Chair, Social Benefits Tribunal

    Deadline – Thursday March 5, 2015 As a full-time Vice Chair of the Social Benefits Tribunal (SBT), you will be responsible for hearing appeals under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 and the Ontario Disability Support Programs Act,1997. Along with conducting hearings, … Continue reading

    Reminder: Registration deadline Mon. March 9th for FACL Mentorship Event!

    Sign up today!  Cost is free for both mentors and mentees!  

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