May 18, 2023 5:30 pm

Women's Law Association of Ontario invites you to congratulate this year's Annual Award Winners at our Gala event on Thursday,  May 18th.

Congratulations to all of our estemed winners:

Gina Alexandris
2023 President's Award

Heather Mullen
2023 General Counsel Award 

Vanassa Richards-Thompson
WLAO Emerging Leader Award
Sponsored by Howie Sacks and Henry LLP

Miriam Henry
WLAO Emerging Leader Award
Sponsored by Sandra J. Shime

And our Student Awards:

Alexandra Tamiko Da Dalt, Osgoode Hall Law School 
Aird & Berlis LLP/WLAO Equality Award

Jamie Holmes, University of Windsor Faculty of Law 
The Honourable Sandra Chapnik/WLAO Women-In-Law Award

Mona Karimi, Osgoode Hall Law School 
The Torkin Manes LLP/WLAO Trailblazer Award

WLAO invites you to celebrate these fantastic women lawyers and student award winners at our Annual Awards Gala:

Thursday, May 18, 2023 (Tickets are limited so please register early)
5:30PM reception; 6:15PM - 9:00PM dinner (cash bar)
Sassafraz Restaurant, 100 Cumberland Street, Toronto (Yorkville)

Dress code:  Jazz up your business attire or go all out with cocktail wear!

The WLAO President's Award recognizes a woman, firm or organization who has made a substantial contribution to the legal community and as a recognized leader, demonstrates a commitment to the promotion of women in the law: engaged, aware and connected to issues, substantive and personal, facing women in the legal profession today.

The New Emerging Leader Award recognizes a lawyer who exemplifies leadership and excellence.

Sponsorship Opportunities are available for this program - show your support! WLAO Sponsorship Opportunities President's Awards Gala May 18 2023

Come celebrate fantastic women and their remarkable accomplishments! Registration below.

Closed Captioning will be provided.

Thank you to our generous sponsors and award partners:





















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