4 episodes

Welcome to the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) British Columbia podcast! We are a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals. We promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the community. The purpose of this podcast highlights the diverse and unique members of our community.

Your hosts: Fiona Wong, Sandy Lun, Joannie Fu
Produced by: Michelle Fung, Jimmy Zhang

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Welcome to the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) British Columbia podcast! We are a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals. We promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the community. The purpose of this podcast highlights the diverse and unique members of our community.

Your hosts: Fiona Wong, Sandy Lun, Joannie Fu
Produced by: Michelle Fung, Jimmy Zhang

    Episode 3: True Diversity and Overcoming Adversity with Nerissa Yan

    Episode 3: True Diversity and Overcoming Adversity with Nerissa Yan

    We speak with Nerissa Yan, recently named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada in the Young Influencer Category for 2020. Nerissa is a civil litigator at Hakemi Ridgedale LLP. We discuss challenges Nerissa has faced like coming to Canada and having to learn English as an adult, gender bias, and experiences in the courtroom.

    • 30 min
    Episode 2: Experiences as a Racialized Legal Professional with Raji Mangat

    Episode 2: Experiences as a Racialized Legal Professional with Raji Mangat

    Raji Mangat joins us to discuss her experience with administrative and constitutional law, and being a racialized legal professional. Raji has a wide-ranging legal career with a commitment to using the law as a tool for positive transformation. Currently, she is the executive director at West Coast LEAF, a nonprofit organization that seeks to end gender discrimination through equality rights litigation, law reform, and public legal education. 

    Your hosts: Joannie Fu and Fiona Wong

    This episode was edited by Michelle Fung. 

    Be sure to learn more about us at faclbc.ca

    • 45 min
    Episode 1: Trauma-Informed Lawyering with Myrna McCallum

    Episode 1: Trauma-Informed Lawyering with Myrna McCallum

    In this episode, we welcome our first guest, Myrna McCallum. She is a Métis-Cree human rights lawyer, former prosecutor and adjudicator, and host of the Trauma-Informed Lawyer podcast. We explore what it means to be trauma-informed and how to apply this skill to our practice and everyday lives, opening up on tough topics such as: cultural humility, the practice of self-care, and the fine balance between being trauma-informed while not taking on a client's trauma.



    Your hosts: Fiona Wong and Sandy Lun

    This episode was edited by Michelle Fung

    Be sure to learn more about us at faclbc.ca 

    • 51 min
    Welcome to FACL BC's New Podcast!

    Welcome to FACL BC's New Podcast!

    FACL BC aims to promote diverse and unique people in the legal profession. Learn more about the hosts and producers of FACL BC's new podcast and a sneak preview of what's to come! 

    Your hosts: Fiona Wong, Sandy Lun & Joannie Fu 

    Learn more about us at faclbc.ca 

    • 2 min

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