Go, Avvy

Currently the Clinic Director of Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic, Avvy Go specializes in immigration, human rights, and employment law. Her expertise derives from working exclusively in the legal clinic system with low income immigrants and refugees. Elected several times as a bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC), she also serves on its Access to Justice and Equity and Aboriginal Issues committees. Ms. Go is an adjudicator with the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board and a member of the Health Services Appeal and Review Board. She has served on the Board of the Ontario Justice Education Network, the Advisory Council of the Canadian Human Rights Museum, and now the Community Council of the Law Commission of Ontario. After years of involvement in many social justice initiatives, Ms. Go co-founded the Colour of Poverty Campaign in 2007. Ms. Go lectures and publishes on a range of subjects, notably legal and policy issues affecting immigrants and racialized communities and has been highly awarded for her legal and advocacy efforts. Ms. Go received her B.A. in economics and management studies from the University of Waterloo, LL.B. from the University of Toronto, and LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School.

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* Also accredited for Professionalism Hours