The selected prosecutors include 6 Americans, 1 Austrailian, and 1 Canadian. The Korean Government is very interested in learning more about the Law of Hearsay within the context of criminal prosecutions in the respective jurisdictions.
Photos from the KCLA Launch Event in Precedent Magazine
March 24, 2016
Photos from our 2016 launch event were published in Precedent Magazine.
The Korean Canadian Lawyers Association is thankful for the generous sponsorship of Goodmans LLP in hosting the Launch Event. Also a big thank you to our guests!
First Ever Korean-Canadian Judicial Appointment
May 29, 2015
The KCLA congratulates the Honourable Madam Justice Grace Choi on her appointment to the Supreme Court of British Columbia and being the first ever Korean-Canadian judge in Canada! Read the announcement here.
KCLA Executives meet with Chris Bentley to Discuss the Law Practice Program
April 21, 2015
The KCLA Executives, along with other members of the Roundtable of Diversity Associations (RODA), met with Chris Bentley to discuss the Law Practice Program (LPP).
RODA is preparing a submission to the Law Society on the LPP. If you have any comments on the LPP, please contact Jamie Yoon (email@example.com), the KCLA member representative on RODA.
KCLA Endorses Henry Chang for Bencher
April 15, 2015
The KCLA is excited to announce our endorsement for Henry Chang, our very own KCLA member, who is running in the 2015 LSUC Bencher Election. Henry Chang has practiced in both small and large firm settings, and he is currently a partner at Blaney McMurtry LLP. To view Henry’s statement to the KCLA membership, click here.
KCLA's visions for this year can be summarized in three words: "Integrated, United, and Forward-Thinking." The KCLA Executives want our organization to be a force, to move, be active, and to have our presence felt in the legal profession. For this to happen, our membership must be united to support a worthy cause. That cause right now is to support Henry Chang by taking the time out of your busy practice to vote, to make your voice heard and to have your vote count. We believe that our organization and members can make a difference.
Meeting with Stephen Harper - Free Trade Agreement
March 18, 2015
On March 18, 2015, the KCLA was invited to meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, along with other leaders of the Korean Canadian community, to share our collective views regarding the Free Trade Agreement recently signed between Canada and Korea. KCLA President, Robert Choi, attended the event.
KCLA Executives Speak at KCSA and KPWA Event
March 14, 2015
On March 14th, 2015, KCLA Executives, Yunjae Kim and Melissa Kim, participated as panellists at the Avancer: Stepping Forward event co-hosted by the Korean Students Association of Canada (KSAC) and Korean Professional Women’s Association (KPWA).
KCWA 30th Anniversary Arirang Gala
February 28, 2015
The KCLA was pleased to support the Korean Canadian Women's Association and Family Services by attending their Arirang Gala.
The event was held on February 28, 2015 at the Bellvue Manor.
Annual General Meeting 2015
February 19, 2015
This year's KCLA Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the offices of Robins Appleby & Taub LLP.
Elections were held for the 2015 executive committee. Congratulations to the new 2015 KCLA Executive Committee: Robert Choi, Melissa Kim, Yunjae Kim, Sally Lee and Jamie Yoon.