The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia) Society is a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals working to promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the broader community. 

We welcome you to join us as a member or attend any of our upcoming events below.

    • 14 Jul 2022
    • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Zoom

    Register here

    In accordance with the Bylaws of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia) Society (“FACL BC”), notice is hereby given to all Members of FACL BC that a General Meeting of the Members ("AGM") will be held as follows:

    • Location: Zoom

    • Date: Thursday, July 14, 2022

    • Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    This AGM is open to all current FACL BC members. Please register for the AGM by July 12, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. to receive the Zoom link. Voting will be conducted with the Zoom polling feature for those in virtual attendance. 

    If you are not a current FACL BC member or have yet to register for the 2022-2023 year, you can join/renew through our website

    The Agenda for the AGM is as follows:

    • 5:00-5:05 – President – Meeting called to order and approval of previous meeting minutes

    • 5:05-5:20 – Treasurer/Secretary remarks – financial statements and membership details

    • 5:20-5:30 – Outgoing President’s remarks

    • 5:30-5:40 – Incoming President’s remarks

    • 5:40-5:50 – Incoming VPs’ remarks

    • 5:50-6:00 – Acknowledgement of departing and remaining board members

    • 6:00-6:25 – Election and appointment of new board members

    • 6:25-6:30 – Closing Remarks and Adjournment

    The following positions on the Board shall be voted upon at the AGM 

    • 1 Secretary (one year term)
    • 4 Directors at Large (two year term)
    • 2 Directors at Large (one year term)
    • 3 Student Directors (one year term)
    • 1 Area Representative - Victoria (one year term)
    • 1 Area Representative - Kamloops (one year term)

    If you are interested in joining FACL BC’s Board, please submit your nomination statement to by 11:59pm on June 30, 2022. Your nomination statement should include a short summary of who you are, why you are interested in our organization, the extent of your previous involvement with FACL BC (if any), and the position you seek to run for (maximum of 300 words). Please use the subject line “AGM Nomination”. These nomination statements will be sent to all FACL BC members. You may submit a nomination statement for no more than one position. For more information on the FACL BC Board, please see the recording of our info session here

    All board members are expected to attend monthly board meetings (in-person & teleconference) and contribute actively to the planning and execution of FACL BC programming and initiatives.

    FACL BC’s leadership team offers an excellent avenue for junior and experienced lawyers and law students alike to contribute to the community, establish rich and diverse new contacts, and build upon leadership skills. We are a pan-Asian organization celebrating the diversity of our Asian communities – we explicitly encourage South Asian, East Asian, West Asian, Southeast Asian, and other Asian-Canadian legal professionals to participate in FACL BC.

    If you have any questions regarding your membership status, please email us at

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    • 16 Jul 2022
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Memorial South Park - 5995 Ross St (picnic area by the pond)

    Due to a high chance of rain, this event has been rescheduled from Saturday, June 11th to Saturday, July 16th. If you previously RSVP'd and can no longer attend, please contact Thank you!

    The sunshine is out, the birds are chirping, summer is finally here.

    Come join us for a picnic in the park on Sat, July 16 from 12:30 - 3:30pm.  This will be an informal event to reunite our community and reconnect! +1s and children are more than welcome.

    This will be potluck style - bring something for yourself and share with 5-6 people. To help reduce waste, you are encouraged to bring your own tupperware/cups.  But we’ll have extras on our end if you forget.

    If you have a frisbee or other park games, you’re encouraged to bring them too!

    Please RSVP so that we have a better sense of numbers.  See you there!

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