FACL BC scholarships are awarded on an annual basis and are subject to sponsorship and available funding. Each year, our Executives (President, Vice Presidents, Advisory Director, and Treasurer) conduct a blind review of scholarship applications received.
We are pleased to acknowledge the following scholarship recipients:
If you or your firm is interested in sponsoring a FACL BC Scholarship, please contact email@example.com.
Learn more about a few of our scholarship winners below!
Samrah Mian (she/her) works in civil litigation/administrative law. She articled with the Community Legal Assistance Society and clerked at the BC Court of Appeal. She sits on the board of the Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture.
Parm Rai (she/her) is a first generation Canadian lawyer and proud member of FACL. She is committed to promoting equity and diversity and reducing barriers at all levels in the legal profession.
Rhythm Jethi (she/her) is passionate about advocating for inclusivity in the legal field by bridging gaps through education, outreach, and empowerment of underrepresented voices. In her free time, Rhythm enjoys indulging in charcuterie boards.
Michelle Liu (she/her) is a first-generation Canadian lawyer committed to advocating for underserved communities. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor sports and gardening.
Kaymi Yoon-Maxwell (they/them) is committed to a career working in service of Indigenous peoples and social justice. After graduating from UVic's Joint Degree Program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders, they will be articling at Ratcliff LLP.
Norman Atakhanov (he/him) is currently a third year law student at TRU Law. Norman will be articling in criminal defence with The Myers Law Company. In his spare time, Norman enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants in the city.
Jinjae Jeong (he/him) is an Articled Student at Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre. He graduated from UVic Law as a McIntyre Medal recipient. He enjoys walking around the city with a film camera in hand, or playing board games with friends.
Miguel Oreta (he/him) has promoted equity and diversity through his extensive involvement at Allard Law, and in the wider community. Miguel has also helped marginalised populations through volunteer work with LSLAP and PBSC.
Moora Paw hopes to become Canada’s inaugural female Karen refugee lawyer. She is committed to advocating for marginalized individuals and inspiring those with similar backgrounds to reach for new horizons.
Harmeet Kaur Doad (she/her) is a first-generation student. Her journey is fueled by a desire to contribute meaningfully to the criminal justice system and address systemic inequities faced by underserved communities.
Dalal Tubeishat (she/her) is committed to racial justice. She has volunteered with PBSC, CARL, the ICLC, and is a founder of the Allard BIPOC Alliance, a club that seeks to build solidarity among racialized students.