Vancouver, BC MediationEmployment LawCivil LitigationAdministrative Law
Aug 25, 2022
Imagine being so close to landing an amazing, career-path-changing job, only to be told you didn’t get it because you took time off while both your parents were terminally ill. Necessity ultimately drove Ashley to starting her own practice in 2014 and since then, she has become a woman who wears many hats.
Forte Workplace Law
Surrey, BC Employment Law
Aug 18, 2022
Employment lawyer, Parkinson’s disease, Chinese, dog dad, blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and karaoke amateur – the list of characteristics and identifiers goes on and on to describe Jim Wu. Despite all this, Jim emphasizes that just because he happens to fit under several labels, doesn’t mean they are all that define him.
North York, ON Employment LawHuman Resources
Oct 5, 2021
By the time Erika Verret became a lawyer, she already had over twenty years of experience in another high-stress career. When Erika started her firm, Bridge Legal & HR Solutions, she did it with the goal of creating a work environment free from the high levels of stress she found in other jobs
Pauline Chan Law
Calgary, AB Corporate LawEmployment LawCommercial LawReal Estate Law
Sep 3, 2021
Pauline Chan is called to the bar, but also found her calling at the barre, barre fitness classes that is. In the course of a day, Pauline jumps from advising clients on corporate agreements to advising them on building physical strength and pelvic floor awareness.
Director of Legal Initiatives and Public Interest
Black Femme Legal
Toronto, ON Workers' Rights LawWorkplace LawEmployment Law
Aug 31, 2021
Samantha Peters could not find the law job of her dreams, so she built it. No, she didn’t start her own firm. What Samantha felt compelled to do was change the system and “do law differently”, and that did not fit into the traditional law firm structure.
Workers' Rights Lawyer
Community Legal Clinic of York Region
Richmond Hill, ON Employment LawHuman Rights LawPublic Interest LawWorkers' Rights Law
Jun 15, 2021
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.