Organizational Structure

Authority and responsibility for the administration of LAW under a funding agreement with Legal Aid Ontario are vested in the Board of Directors. Academic policy of the Clinical Law Program is formulated by the Academic Clinic Director and ratified by the LAW Board.


Legal and social work service policies are developed and implemented by staff, with the approval of the Board. Staff of LAW consists of three staff lawyers, a supervisor of social work programs, a staff social worker, an Indigenous justice coordinator, an anti-human trafficking coordinator, an anti-human trafficking outreach worker, two migrant worker outreach workers, an articling student, a service coordinator, an intake worker, and a support staff

Board of Directors

  • Rielly McLaren, President

  • Reem Bahdi, Vice-President

  • Marion Overholt, Secretary

  • Daniel Stronks, Treasurer

  • Adam Wydrzynski, Director

  • Hugo Vega, Director

  • Adrian Guta, Director

  • Marion Fantetti, Director

  • Hugh Carpenter, Director

  • Emilia Coto, Director