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Equity Advisory Group


To assist the Equity and Indigenous Affairs Committee/Comité sur l'équité et les affaires autochtones (EAIC), in the development of policy options for the promotion of equity and diversity in the legal profession by:

  • Identifying and advising the Committee on issues affecting equity communities, both within the legal profession and relevant to those seeking access to the profession;
  • Providing input to the Committee on the planning and development of policies and practices related to equity, both within the Law Society and the profession; and
  • Commenting to the Committee on Law Society reports and studies relating to equity issues within the profession. Members of the Equity Advisory Group 


Individual Members

Nima Hojjati (Chair)

Jacqueline Beckles (Vice-Chair)

Jonathan Davey (Vice-Chair)
Jeffrey Adams

Krishna Badrinarayan

Lisa Borsook

Leonard Kim

Sudevi Mukherjee-Gothi

Beatriz Corona

Shibil Siddiqi

Moya Teklu

Brenda Young

Organizational Members

Organization Representative
Arab Canadian Lawyers’ Association Dania Majid
AJEFO Liliana Mora
ARCH Disability Law Centre Mariam Shanouda
Canadian Association of Black Lawyers Lori Anne Thomas
Canadian Association of Somali Lawyers Samia Hussein
Canadian Hispanic Bar Association Nadia Halum
Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association Faisal Mirza
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Gerald Chan
Law Students’ Society of Ontario Trevor Fairlie
Ontario Paralegal Association Colleen Wansbrough
Roundtable of Diversity Associations Dina Awad 
Adrian Ishak
South Asian Bar Association Vibhu Sharma
Sunira Chaudhri

 To contact EAG please email




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