Agitate and Litigate: A conversation on civil disobedience and legal activism.
This session will discuss the intersection between litigation and politically-charged activism. The workshop will discuss the need to advocate for a shift in power in the way the judicial system operates. Saron will share her experience with advocating for ordinary Canadians and the incredible injustice represented by the costs system in civil litigation.
Saron Gebresellassi is a nationally-renowned advocate and human rights lawyer earning her place in Chatelaine Magazine's "Top 80 Amazing Canadian Women to Watch". Following her Call to the Bar, Saron launched Saron Legal Professional Corporation, a successful legal firm and political incubator located in the heart of Weston Mount-Dennis. Saron's expertise lies in human rights litigation, legal activism and civil disobedience.