• 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


  • Joint Statement by FACL, SABA, and CABL: Federal Appointments to the Bench Show Disregard for Diversity

    On December 16, 2014, the Attorney General of Canada announced 17 appointments to the Ontario Superior … .

    Ramon Andal appointed to Social Security Tribunal

    Ramon Andal, one of our original organizing members of FACL, has just been appointed as a part-time member … .

    Letter to BC Minister of Advanced Education re Rescinding of TWU Accreditation

    FACL has been a consistent voice against the accreditation of the proposed law school at Trinity Western … .

    Meeting with Federal Liberal Justice Critic in October

    Liberal Justice Critic Meets with Legal Associations in Toronto to Discuss Diversity in the Canadian … .

    FACL Co-Founder and past president Julia Shin Doi named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women

    Julia Shin Doi named one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women November 26, 2014 Women’s Executive … .

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