Invitation to Apply for Membership to the Law Society Equity Advisory Group

The Law Society of Upper Canada is inviting applications from lawyers, paralegals, law students, licensing candidates, and representatives of legal organizations and associations for membership in the Equity Advisory Group (EAG).

The Equity Advisory Group provides advice to the Law Society on equity and diversity issues, and is responsible for identifying, reviewing and reporting on issues affecting diverse communities in the legal profession. Members are committed to equality and diversity principles, and have experience in working with (but not limited to) issues affecting women, Aboriginal, Francophone and racialized communities, persons with disabilities, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons.

EAG meets monthly in person or by teleconference and holds ad hoc meetings when working on special projects. Members serve three-year terms. All positions are served on a voluntary basis. For more information on roles, responsibilities and time commitments, please contact the Equity Initiatives Department at 416-947-3315 or 1-800-668-7380 ext. 3315.

If you are interested in applying for an appointment as an individual member, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. If you are applying as a legal organization or association, please send information about your organization or association’s mandate, activities and other relevant information.

All applications must be submitted by May 1, 2015 to:

Ekua Quansah, Policy Counsel
The Law Society of Upper Canada
130 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N6
Phone: (416) 947-3425
E-mail: eag@lsuc.on.ca