Ontario Association of Black Paralegals


Ontario Association of Black Paralegals
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  • Joanne Prince, LL.B, LL.M
    Joanne Prince, LL.B, LL.M
    Principal/Owner (Prince Criminal Law)

    Ms. Prince is a member of the Ontario Criminal Lawyers Association (CLA), the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), the American National Criminal Defence Lawyers Association (NACDL) a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC), having been called to the Ontario Bar in February 1999.

    Joanne M. Prince B.A., LL.B. LL.M (Criminal), is a Criminal Defence Lawyer in the Greater Toronto Area (G.T.A.) She has successfully defended clients in the Toronto, Halton, Peel, Simcoe, and Durham Regions.

    She aggressively defends adults and youths who are charged with offences, such as fraud, robbery, domestic assaults, weapons possession, impaired driving, drug possession, and homicides.

    Ms. Prince teaches law and business courses, speaks at high schools and community centres, and volunteers with the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN).

  • Latisha Myers, Paralegal
    Latisha Myers, Paralegal
    Owner (Myers Legal Services)
  • Paul Scotland, LL.B
    Paul Scotland, LL.B
    Principal/Owner (Law Office Of Paul Scotland)

    Paul Scotland is a lawyer who practices in association with Kutty, Syed & Mohamed. His practice is restricted to representing people charged with criminal offences.
    Paul was called to the Bar in 1998 and since then has handled bail hearings, trials, as well as guilty pleas.

    Paul assists clients on a wide range of matters including:
    Domestic Assault
    Firearm Offences
    Impaired Driving / Over 80
    Break & Enter
    Sexual Assault
    Drug Offences
    He represents clients in both adult and youth courts, in all courthouses in Toronto, Newmarket, Brampton as well as Oshawa. Paul graduated with a B.A. (Honours) from York University and he holds an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. Following law school, he articled with the Law Office of Susan Ambrose and the Jane Finch Community Legal Services.

    Memberships include:
    Criminal Lawyers Association
    The Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario
    Past Regional Counsellor, Red Cross (North Toronto)
    Past Vice Chair, Jane Finch Community Legal Services, Board of Directors
    Paul has worked as a staff lawyer at the Jane Finch Community Legal Services, as a Duty Counsel lawyer with Legal Aid Ontario as well as an associate lawyer with Robbins, Bernstein & Associates.

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Apr 10 2021


10:00 AM - 12:30 PM



OABP Presents: The Intersection of Racism, Disability, Sexual Orientation and Gender

Spring CP Webinar: The Intersection of Racism, Disability, Sexual Orientation and Gender

The first webinar in our series on Navigating Racism and Discrimination in the Workplace will take place on Saturday, April 10 from 10:00 am to 12:30pm via Zoom. The Spring Webinar topic is The Intersection of Racism, Disability, Sexual Orientation and Gender and will feature guest speakers Paul Scotland, Latisha Myers and Joanne Prince.


Navigating discrimination in the workplace is complicated enough. When you must deal with multiple layers of discrimination based on your circumstances, it can be even more frustrating. Hear from this panel of legal professionals their stories of discrimination, the tools they use to navigate and thrive in the legal industry and how they believe we can show up as better allies.

This program is not yet accredited. LSO Acceditation for this program is under consideration.