Victoria Weir

Victoria Weir

Program Coordinator - Community Legal Education Association

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Workers' Rights Law Public Interest Law

Feeling empowered in her work allows Victoria to help people in her community feel empowered to know their rights and equip them with information that they can spread further into the community.
Priya V. Sankarapapa

Priya V. Sankarapapa

Immigration Lawyer / Founder - PVS Immigration

Calgary, Alberta
Immigration Law

Priya Sankarapapa does not take on every client who walks through her door, metaphorically speaking, because no client actually walks through her office.
Elsa Ascencio

Elsa Ascencio

Workers' Rights Lawyer - Mobile Legal & Social Justice Initiative at Hamilton Community Legal Clinic

Toronto, Ontario
Employment Law Human Rights Law Public Interest Law Workers' Rights Law

At the start of her legal career, someone told Elsa Ascencio that lawyering is like being on a boat in the open ocean. If you lose your sails, the rough waters will eventually sink you.
Sandra MacKenzie

Sandra MacKenzie

Partner - Lawson Lundell LLP - Yellowknife office

Yellowknfe, Northwest Territories
Administrative Law Employment Law Labour Law

If you had told Sandra MacKenzie 18 years ago that her career would include going on a sheriff-led tour to see a Grolar Bear (yes, they’re real!) during a court recess, she would have laughed.
Joseph Pagé

Joseph Pagé

Solicitor - New Brunswick Department of Justice and Attorney General

Fredericton, New Brunswick
Public Service

Joe lived in Vancouver for 14 years, practicing corporate law. Life and work were good, but when adventure called, Joe and his family decided it was time to take the leap.
Moyosore Sadiq-Soneye

Moyosore Sadiq-Soneye

Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public - Mo's Law Office

London, Ontario
Immigration Law Family Law Wills and Estates Healthcare Law

Settling into life in a new country with two young children is hard. Doing so as a foreign trained lawyer conquering the hurdles of re-licensing in Canada, while simultaneously completing diplomas in paralegal studies and immigration consulting is much harder.