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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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Court of Appeal quashes sexual assault verdict, orders new trial.

The Court of Appeal has quashed a sexual assault conviction and ordered a new trial, finding the trial judge placed too much importance in her credibility assessment on the fact that, if the complainant were lying, she would have made the assault sound more brutal than what she described. Millard & Company lawyer Angela Chaisson […]
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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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Toronto Lawyer Angela Chaisson Speaks to The Lawyer’s Daily about Sexual Assault Training for Judges

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On February 12, 2020
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The Lawyer’s Daily speaks with Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson about Bill C-5, An Act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code to mandate sexual assault law training for Canadian judges. The Bill, if passed, will require federally-appointed judges in Superior Courts to participate in training on matters related to sexual assault law and […]
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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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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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Angela Chaisson to Participate in Panel at the University of Toronto about Ontario’s Legal Aid Cuts

  • Posted by Angela Chaisson
  • On January 21, 2020
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Amidst cuts to Ontario’s legal aid funding, the legal profession has rallied around the cause, stressing the importance of access to justice and the need for action. The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s (LEAF) Toronto branch is taking the discussion to the next level by hosting a panel featuring Toronto lawyer Angela Chaisson. Angela […]
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