Spotlight: Zool Suleman
This month’s first spotlight is Zool Suleman, Q.C. Zool is the principal of Suleman & Co., Canadian Immigration Lawyers, and a FACL BC member.
1. What is something not many people know about you?
In addition to my law practice, I edit and manage a national online arts and culture magazine named Rungh (www.rungh.org) which focuses on Indigenous, Black and racialized (IBPOC) artists.
2. How did you first get involved with FACL?
I joined because of the great community that FACL BC is creating.
3. What advice would you give yourself if you were to go back in time?
In my practice, it has been important to build communities outside the practice of law. These communities can help inform and ground your legal practice.
4. What has been your favourite FACL event or initiative so far?
"But I Look Like a Lawyer" documentary. The experiences of being subjected to racism, exclusion and unfairness are those which I could relate to. The profession of law, even today, embodies power relations which deny the impacts of exclusionary practices.