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Angela* is an associate at Lenczner Slaght. While in law school at the University of Toronto, Angela honed her oral advocacy skills through her participation in moots, whether she was competing, coaching, or judging. Angela challenges§ the status quo. She engaged deeply with academic critique of the law while she was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law & Equality in her final year of law school. Whether it be tenaciously advancing her client’s interests, pushing the boundaries of legal argument, or advocating for a more diverse profession, Angela is always looking to change what’s possible . Angela credits having lived on two of Canada's coasts for her ability to connect with a diverse array of people. .

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Angela Hou (she/her)

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Angela summered and articled at the firm, where she gained experience in professional liability and public law matters, class actions, and employment disputes.

Angela graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. She received the H. Carl Goldenberg Award in Labour Law and University of Toronto Student Leadership Award (the Gordon Cressy Award) for her commitment and service to the Faculty of Law. Angela was a caseworker at Advocates for Injured Workers, where she represented clients before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

Angela’s commitment to oral advocacy runs deep. She represented the University of Toronto in the 2019 Julius Alexander Isaac Moot, with her team placing second overall. She returned to coach the Isaac Moot the following year.

Angela is from Vancouver, British Columbia and moved to the East Coast to complete her undergraduate degree in International Development Studies and Political Science at Dalhousie University. While at Dalhousie, she served on the Senate Discipline Committee, where she adjudicated academic and Code of Conduct offences.

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