Tag: Angela Chaisson Law

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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Feminist litigator Angela Chaisson pleased to see court documents moving online

On August 10, Ontario announced it will begin use of an online document filing system instead of working entirely with paper documents. CaseLines is a cloud-based product that allows lawyers to upload documents for cases online, and is already in use in several countries including the UK and USA. Angela provided commentary on the move to […]
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LGBTQ2+ Law: Practice Issues and Analysis – With Contributions from Angela Chaisson

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is delighted to be contributing author to Emond Publishing’s latest book, LGBTQ2+ Law: Practice Issues and Analysis. The book is a “how to guide” for lawyers serving the LGBTQ+ community, examining the specific legal needs and issues related to the queer community. Angela is a leading lawyer in serving queer clients, and is […]
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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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The Lawyer’s Daily Covers LEAF Toronto’s Panel on Legal Aid Cuts, Featuring Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On February 3, 2020
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The Lawyer’s Daily covers The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s (LEAF) Toronto branch panel about Ontario’s legal aid cuts in a piece by panelist Tammy Law. Read the full article at https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/business/articles/17689/child-protection-escaping-legal-aid-cuts-no-reason-to-celebrate-tammy-law
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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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Toronto Litigation Lawyer Angela Chaisson is Thrilled to be a Contributing Author to “The Law of Objections in Canada”

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On November 25, 2019
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Angela Chaisson is thrilled be a contributing author to Lexis Nexis’s latest book, The Law of Objections in Canada: A Handbook. Angela put her years of trial experience to good, and shares her knowledge of objections under Canadian common law. The book focuses exclusively on the 50 possible objections that lawyers can make during trials. […]
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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 speaks to Toronto’s City News about Legal Aid Ontario’s Cuts to Bail Funding

Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson is interviewed by City News about how the provincial governments cuts to Legal Aid Ontario will impact the bail process in criminal courts. Angela discusses how the cuts will overburden already busy bail courts, cause delays in the bail process, and increase costs to Ontario’s taxpayers. “The system is going to […]
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Angela provides comments on sentencing for Marcella Zoia

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On February 14, 2019
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In February 2019, Marcella Zoia was filmed throwing a chair from the balcony of a downtown Toronto high rise into a roadway below. The film was posted on Instagram and a social media outrage ensued. Notably many comments were made about Zoia’s appearance and that the entire purpose of her stunt was to gain Instagram stardom, […]
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