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Women Lawyers in Tax: Q&A with Anna Malazhavaya, Sole Practitioner at Advotax Law

  • May 30, 2020
  • Rachel Gold

This is the third installment of the OBA Tax Section's Q&A series with women lawyers in tax. The objective of this series is to give insight into the tax law career possibilities and practice areas that women can have, to give advice to junior tax lawyers or students who may be considering tax, and to shine the spotlight on women leaders in tax.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum, Taxation Law

Pandemic Productivity: Tips for Working from Home

  • May 21, 2020
  • Nabila Khan, Section Newsletter Editor

Is the line between work and home getting blurry? Switching to working from home has been challenging for many of us. So here are a few tips and tricks that some of the WLF Executive have been using to stay productive.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum
Nabila Khan

This is What a Lawyer Looks Like: Meet Naomi Sayers

  • May 01, 2020
  • Nabila Khan, Section Newsletter Editor

The face of law is changing. In an effort to highlight the diverse range of individuals working across the legal landscape, we are pleased to present our new series, This is What a Lawyer Looks Like. The goal of this series is to put racialized and Indigenous women lawyers in the spotlight and amplify their voices in the conversation about gender equality. In this instalment: meet Naomi Sayers, an Indigenous-feminist lawyer and advocate.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum

A Day in the Life of a Lawyer - WFH Edition

  • May 01, 2020
  • Michelle Seto, CPD Liaison

Wondering how your fellow lawyers are faring the WFH life? WLF Executive Member, Michelle Seto, provides a glimpse into her day.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum

Diversity versus Merit: A Questionable Juxtaposition

  • April 14, 2020
  • Anna S. P. Wong, Member-At-Large

When it comes to judicial diversity, we are often met with an argument about merit - that while it would be better to have more diverse judges, what is most important is that the best, most capable people are appointed. Anna Wong discusses why diversity and merit are concepts that are not at odds.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum

April Wellness Tips - The Self-Care List

  • April 14, 2020
  • Nandi A O Deterville, WLF Secretary,

This month's edition of Wellness Tips features WLF Executive Member, Nandi Deterville's list of ways you can practice self-care.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum

Women Lawyers in Tax: Q&A with Laura White, Retired Partner from BLG

  • April 06, 2020
  • Rachel Gold

This is the second installment of the OBA Tax Section's Q&A series with women lawyers in tax. The objective of this series is to give insight into the tax law career possibilities and practice areas that women can have, to give advice to junior tax lawyers or students who may be considering tax, and to shine the spotlight on women leaders in the tax profession. In this quarter, we feature Laura White, a retired partner from Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.

Women Lawyers Forum, Student Forum, Taxation Law