Get to know some happy lawyers and learn about their not-so-average law practices.
Director of Legal Initiatives and Public Interest
Black Femme Legal
Toronto, Ontario Workers' Rights LawWorkplace LawEmployment Law
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.
Community Legal Education Association
Winnipeg, Manitoba Workers' Rights LawPublic 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.
Workers' Rights Lawyer
Community Legal Clinic of York Region
Richmond Hill, ON Employment LawHuman Rights LawPublic Interest LawWorkers' 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.
Human Rights Officer
Yukon Human Rights Commission
Whitehorse, Yukon Human Rights LawWorkers' Rights LawPublic Interest Law
Lahore to Toronto to Cape Town to Whitehorse was the winding road that led Amna Bhatti to a fulfilling law practice, but finding law work was not easy for her.