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New research lawyer for the Law Commission of Ontario

Friday, September 15, 2017 @ 1:29 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Amita Vulimiri has joined the Law Commission of Ontario.

A member of the Community Legal Assistance Society in Vancouver, Vulimiri has experience litigating equality issues before all levels of court. She has been involved with human rights and administrative law issues. As part of the Canadian Bar Association's (CBA) Young Lawyers' International program, Vulimiri acted as a visiting lawyer in Nairobi, Kenya where she researched systemic, public interest matters affecting Kenyans.

Vulimiri has served on the boards of a number of organizations. Most recently, she was co-chair of the Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture (VAST) which provides mental health support to refugee claimants.

Her one-year contract to act as research lawyer with the Commission begins in Oct.