Julia Shin Doi

Julia Shin Doi

Julia Shin Doi is General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Governors of Ryerson University. As an Executive Group member, she is responsible for providing legal and governance advice and has operational responsibility for access to information, privacy, and records management. Julia is also a member of the Board of Directors of Ryerson Futures Inc. and the national Board of Directors of Canadian Universities Reciprocal Insurance Exchange (CURIE).

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Shawn Richard

Shawn Richard

In January 2014, Shawn joined Lenkinski Law as an associate. He is building a family, estates and civil litigation practice. Shawn has successfully represented clients in the Ontario Superior Court and the Ontario Court of Justice on various commercial and family law matters. Shawn also has recent publications in family law, including The Value of Date of Marriage Debt: Zavarella v. Zavarella, 2013 ONCA 720 and 34 Days, Two Experts and an Overnight: a Critique of M v F, 2013 ONSC 6089 and M. v. F., 2015 ONCA 277.

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Jolie Lin

Jolie Lin

Jolie Lin is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel - Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, and Assistant Corporate Secretary at BMO Financial Group. Jolie is accountable for managing legal and regulatory risk for the Canadian P&C banking business, as well as Corporate Finance Division, Treasury and Payment Solutions, and SAMU (Special Accounts Management Unit) lines of businesses in Canada.

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Arleen Huggins

Arleen Huggins

Ms. Huggins is a Partner at Koskie Minsky LLP and the head of the firm’s Employment Law Group. She has expertise in employment law, human rights law, and commercial litigation.
In the employment law area, Ms. Huggins acts on behalf of both employers and employees. Ms. Huggins is sought to provide opinions and to litigate all types of employment-related disputes at various court levels, including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Court of Appeal and administrative tribunals.

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Fernando Garcia

Fernando Garcia

Fernando Garcia is the General Counsel for Nissan Canada Inc. Fernando recently received an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University, with a specialization in Strategic Management. He also obtained both civil and common law degrees from McGill University, a Master of Industrial Relations from the University of Toronto and a Bachelors of Arts degree in Labour Studies from McMaster University.

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Bindu Cudjoe

Bindu Cudjoe

Bindu Cudjoe is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel - T&O Legal and Chief Knowledge Officer of the legal, compliance and security groups at BMO Financial Group (BMO).  She is be accountable for managing legal and regulatory risk relating to technology, procurement, outsourcing, intellectual property and enterprise brand, marketing and social media. Additionally, she is responsible for knowledge management, including board and senior management reporting, project management, records and information management, centralized litigation support (e-discovery and legal holds), internal knowledge-sharing systems, and internal professional development programs.

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May Cheng

May Cheng

May is a Certified Specialist in Intellectual Property Law (Trademark/Copyright), and a partner in the Intellectual Property Group at Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. She has more than 20 years of experience in advising clients on all aspects of intellectual property protection and enforcement, including branding strategy, licensing and anti-counterfeiting. She is regularly involved in injunctive proceedings and appeals to the Federal Court of Canada in trade-mark disputes and infringement cases.

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Hafeez Amarshi

Hafeez Amarshi

Hafeez Amarshi is a Federal Crown Prosecutor and has been certified as a specialist in criminal law by the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is the litigation supervisor for articling students completing rotations at the Ontario Court of Justice and a trial mentor for newly appointed Crown Counsel. He is a member of the Executive of The Advocates’ Society’s Criminal Law Practice Group.

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Althea Franci

     Althea Franci

Althea Francis is Senior Counsel with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) where she has practiced criminal law since her call to the bar in 2001. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree in English and her Law degree from the University of Calgary. She is currently assigned to the Anti-Organized Crime Team at PPSC in Toronto where as senior counsel she prosecutes large scale drug investigations involving complex issues surrounding wiretap and criminal organizations.  She acts as mentor to a number of junior counsel and provides ongoing advice to investigative agencies.

 

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