Justice at Work Conference 2016

Desmond ColeDesmond Cole
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 09:00 to 16:30

The 8th Annual Justice at Work Career Conference: Lawyering for Change

Ambassador Auditorium – CAW Building

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Registration and Light Breakfast

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM – Welcome

  • Katie Behan, Social Justice Career Coordinator
  • Russell Nahdee, Coordinator, Aboriginal Education Centre, Turtle Island House

  • Amneet Bali and Christina Canestraro, Co-Chairs, Justice at Work Student Committee

10:30 AM – 11:40 AM – Morning Panel Discussion: How to Use Your Law Degree for Change

  • Rolanda Elijah, Director of Land Resources and Environment, Chippewas of the Thames First Nation

  • Sukanya Pillay, Executive Director and General Counsel, CCLA

  • Andrew Pinto, Partner, Pinto Wray James LLP

  • Ari Kaplan, Partner, Koskie Minsky LLP

  • Jagmeet Singh, NDP Critic to the Attorney General
  • Michael Shain, Executive Director, Manitoulin Legal Clinic

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Lunch and Keynote: 

Desmond Cole, Columnist, Toronto Life

Moot Court (Room 1100) – Law Building

1:45 PM – 4:30 PM – Career Fair

Ambassador Auditorium – CAW Building

Participating Organizations:
Chippewas of the Thames First Nation
Human Rights Legal Support Centre
Koskie Minsky LLP
Legal Assistance of Windsor (LAW)
Legal Aid and Defender Association (LAD)
Manitoulin Legal Clinic
Pathway to Potential
Pinto Wray James LLP
South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)
United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
Windsor-Essex Bilingual Legal Clinic
Windsor Law’s LL.M. Program

These events are generously supported by the Law Foundation of Ontario.