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

Founded in 2011, FACL BC is the first of its kind in British Columbia and is a provincial association with independent status within the FACL national association. We hope you will get involved!


We are a diverse coalition of Asian Canadian legal professionals.

We promote equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian Canadian legal professionals and the community.

We foster advocacy, community involvement, legal scholarship, and professional development.

2019-2020 Executives


Samson Chan (McMillan LLP)

Vice President - External

Abigail Cheung (McCarthy Tétrault LLP)


Vice President - Internal

Oliver Leung (Fasken)


Steven Ngo (Visier Inc.)


Jessica Guo (Sangra Moller LLP)


Advisory Director

Chris Yan (Lawson Lundell LLP)


Our Committees

Mentoring Program Committee

Finance Committee

Membership & Communications Committee

Advocacy & Professional Development Committee​

Social & Networking Committee ​

Gala Committee



Hasan Alam (BC Government & Service Employees' Union)

Alex Chang (Lesperance Mendes)

Jeff Hernaez (Lawson Lundell LLP)

James Hsu (MEP Business Counsel)

Khalil Jessa (Hakemi & Ridgedale LLP)

Audrey Jun (KMK Law Corporation)

Sara Pedlow (Burns Fitzpatrick)

Victoria Wu (Miller Thomson LLP)

Gala Chair Representative 

Jayde Wood (Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP)

Area Representatives

Victor Ramraj (University of Victoria, Faculty of Law)

Ruby Dhand (Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law)

Student Directors

Kayla Siu (Allard School of Law at UBC)

Fiona Wong (University of Victoria, Faculty of Law)

Angelina Sung (Thompson Rivers University, Faculty of Law)

Executive Coordinators 

Alice Kim (Allard School of Law at UBC)

Crystal Szeto (Allard School of Law at UBC)

Legacy Members

(FACL BC Founding Members and Past Board Members)

Jim Alam

Kristian Arciaga (2016-2018)

May Au

Sena Byun (2017-2019)

Enoch Chang

Candace Cho

Vania Choi (2016-2018)

Serene Chow (2011-2016; President, 2011-2015)

Julian Ho (2017-2019)

Stephen Hsia (2016-2018)

Agnes Huang

Philip Huynh

Maria Kim-Bautista (2011-2019; President, 2017-2018)

Janis Ko

Lori Lam

Mark Leung

Jennifer Lau (2011-2017; President, 2015-2016)

Julia Lin

Roland Luo (2016-2018)

Karla Mukai (2011-2018)

Kevin Nakanishi

David Namkung (2011-2018; President, 2016-2017)

Jeetesh Rup

Mary Salaysay

Will Tao

Pablo Tseng

Louisa Winn (2017-2019)

Linda Yang

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