Category: Speaking Engagements

Toronto feminist litigator Angela Chaisson speaks at University of Toronto Panel on Women and the Law

Angela was pleased to be a part of the University of Toronto’s panel discussion on being a woman in public law on October 30th. She joined lawyers Melissa Jean-Baptiste Vajda and Kelly Doctor to share her experiences on practicing public law through a feminist lens. Angela is a litigator whose practice focuses on sexual assault, […]
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Angela Chaisson is Thrilled to Deliver the Annual Keshen Lecture to the Saskatchewan Crown Attorneys!

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is thrilled to be invited to give the annual Keshen Lecture to the Saskatchewan Crown Attorneys. Her lecture, entitled “Officers of the Court: How to be a lawyer in 2020” focused on ethical lawyering in the era of #metoo, in a climate that takes seriously issues of sexual and gender harassment. […]
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Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson Guest Lectures in Osgoode Hall Law School’s Beyond Bay Street Seminar

Angela Chaisson returns to Osgoode Hall Law School to Guest Lectures in Prof. Faisal Baba’s upper year seminar, Beyond Bay Street: Starting Up a Small or Solo Practice. Angela is a Toronto lawyer specializing in sexual violence and harassment issues. She spoke to students about starting a law firm from the ground up, running a […]
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Osgoode Hall Law School Welcomes Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson to Guest Lecture the Sexuality and the Law Seminar

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is thrilled to guest lecture in Dr. Heidi Matthews’s Sexuality and the Law Seminar for upper year law students at Osgoode Hall Law School. Angela, a Toronto lawyer who specializes in sexual violence and revenge pornography issues, speaks to law students about issues of consent and capacity in sexual assault trials […]
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LEAF Toronto Panel on Ontario’s Legal Aid Cuts Features Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson participates on a panel hosted by The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s (LEAF) Toronto branch about Ontario’s legal aid cuts, which have cut funding for the most vulnerable people in the justice system. She spoke about the changes to Legal Aid Ontario, and how they have affected her clients, who […]
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DLA Piper Canada Receives PrideWeek Speech from Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson

Litigation lawyer Angela Chaisson is please to deliver a Pride Week speech for global law firm DLA Piper, as part of their Professional Development Programming. DLA Piper’s Diversity Committee organized the event and live streamed Angela’s speech to all of their offices across Canada. Angela spoke about the Canadian Federal Government’s “Gay Purge”, in which […]
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Angela Chaisson Discusses Free Speech and Buffer Zones on University Campuses 

Angela appears on a panel of top constitutional lawyers and politicians to discuss Free Speech and Buffer Zones on university campuses. Angela discusses her work representing abortion clinics, and the free speech implications of protests vis-a-vis the harms experienced by women seeking health care. She also speaks about the particular considerations related to privacy and […]
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Angela Chaisson is delighted to deliver the keynote address to Saskatchewan’s Canadian Bar Association! 

Angela Chaisson is thrilled to deliver the Keynote Address to the Saskatchewan branch of the Canadian Bar Association, at their Mid-Winter Meeting. In her speech titled Officers of the Court: How to be an advocate for justice in 2019”, Angela questioned the role of the legal profession in the administration of justice. She offered concrete […]
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Angela Chaisson is featured on Netizens Panel at the Pomegranate Film Festival

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson speaks about cyber-harassment and online violence as a panelist following Pomegranate Film Festival’s Netizens screening. She discusses her work representing victims of online harassment and stalking, and speaks about the need for legal reform in this area. Angela also gives a candid take on the limits of law in addressing sexual […]
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