Kerri Salata started her career as a litigation lawyer at BMO, and is now the Director of Governance, Regulatory initiatives & Reporting at BMO.
She is the chair of the Law Day Committee at the Ontario Bar Association and was previously an elected council member to the Ontario Bar Association for 6 years.
Karen Perron is a partner at the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais who focuses on commercial litigation.
She has won the Ontario Bar Association’s Linda Adlam Manning award in 2016. This is an award for volunteerism that “recognizes the outstanding volunteer commitment to OBA of a member who, through a significant event, achievement or contribution during the 15 months preceding the nomination deadline date, has advanced the interests of the OBA Membership and promoted the role of the legal profession in Ontario”
Website: Borden Ladner Gervais
Sina Hariri runs his own law practice, namely Hariri Law, in Mississauga. He offers services in mediation, alternative dispute resolution, family law, wills and powers of attorney.
He is also an accredited family mediator and is a roster mediator for mediate393. He is vice chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s ADR section.
Website: Hariri Law
Laura Hunt is a lawyer at Augustine Bater Binks LLP in Ottawa. She previously worked as a criminal defence lawyer for Paul Lewandowski Professional Corporation and prior to that, articled at Bell Baker LLP.
She is also on the executive of the Young Lawyers Division (East) of the Ontario Bar Association.
Website: Augustine Bater Binks LLP
Anna Karimian is a labour and employment lawyer in the Toronto office of Hicks Morley, where she articled.
She has served as co-chair of the Employment and Labour Law Student Society at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law.
Website: Hicks Morley
Kim Landoni is an associate lawyer at Nelson, Watson LLP practicing primarily in the area of civil litigation, employment and human rights law.
She has been a council member for the Central West Region of the Ontario Bar Association since 2016.
Website: Nelson, Watson LLP
Jill Lewis is a lawyer at Nelligan O’Brien Payne practicing in the area of labour and employment law, which is where she articled.
In September 2012, she won the prestigious Bertha Wilson Scholarship at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, which is awarded to a student who has contributed to the eradication of discrimination or inequality in Canadian society, or is involved in the promotion of women’s issues.
Maritza Calle is the Policy and Public Affairs Coordinator at the Ontario Bar Association.
In her spare time, she is a volunteer at the YMCA.
Website: Ontario Bar Association