Re-elect Tanya Walker and elect the Good Governance Coalition

Title: Re-elect Tanya Walker and elect the Good Governance Coalition
Date: February 10, 2023
Description: Tanya Walker will be running to be re-elected as a Bencher with the Law Society of Ontario. We hope that if you are a lawyer in Ontario, that you consider voting for her and the Good Governance Coalition.

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foreign
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Ontario’s 52 000 lawyers are regulated
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by the Law Society of Ontario its
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offices are here in Osgood Hall on Queen
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Street just beside Toronto City Hall
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the Law Society in turn is governed in
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part by a group of 40 lawyers 20 from
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Toronto and 20 from the rest of the
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province
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think of them as a board of directors
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who are elected every four years
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once elected they’re known as benchers
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in 2016 for the first time in 219 years
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a black woman from Toronto was elected
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venture
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and I am from Toronto I practice
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commercial litigation and I own a law
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firm Walker Law professional Corporation
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as a managing partner so I wear more
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than one hat my job is to manage the
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firm to make sure the receivables are
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paid to make sure there’s growth
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strategies in place and we’re enrolled
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in mentorship programs to continue to
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learn and to grow I love being a venture
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I it is quite an honor to be an elected
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Venture and to sit at the table with
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everyone else to learn about the issues
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that are affecting lawyers not just in
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Ontario but across Canada and to make
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recommendations to help resolve those
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issues it’s it’s really quite an honor
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hello my name is Tanya Walker and I’m
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running to be re-elected as a venture
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with the Law Society of Ontario I am
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also a member of the good governance
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Coalition in the past seven years I have
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been honored to be a member of the
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following committees as a venture uh
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these committees are audited in finance
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the Law Society tribunal and the
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co-chair of the human rights monitoring
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group I hope that you will consider
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voting to re-elect me so I can continue
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this great work thank you foreign

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