Fostering Women Leadership in the Legal Profession
Followed by a Wine & Cheese Soiree

Thursday, May 10, 2018
5:35 – 6:35 p.m. (Registration at 5:15 p.m.)
6:35 – 7:35 p.m. wine & cheese soiree
TLA Lawyers Lounge, 2nd Floor, 361 University Avenue Court House

Register online now

This program contains 50 min of Equality and Inclusion Professionalism content + 10 min of other Professionalism content

Seize the opportunity of an increasing business and organizational focus on innovation and diversity and inclusiveness!

An all-star panel of leading lawyers will explore the perspectives and solutions that firms, organizations, and individuals are undertaking to clarify and increase pathways to leadership for women lawyers.  The dynamic panel discussion will then lead to a networking session where attendees will have the opportunity to mingle with colleagues and continue the conversation on promoting and developing women lawyers.


Fernando Garcia, General Counsel, Nissan Canada, Inc.

Arleen Huggins, Partner, Koskie Minsky

Kerry O’Reilly Wilks, Head of Legal, North Atlantic & UK, Vale

Leola Pon, General Counsel, Toronto District School Board


Edona Vila, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Registration Fee:

Members $90.00 + HST ($11.70) = $101.70; Articling Members $45.00 + HST ($5.85) = $50.85
Non-Members $120.00 + HST ($15.60) = $135.60
A limited amount of complimentary tickets are available to Law School Students

No refunds after May 3, 2018. An administrative fee of $25.00 will be applied to all cancellations.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Space is limited, no walk-ins.

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Toronto, ON M5C 2V6



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