Women of Inspiration™ Podcast EP5 – Kyla Lee, Barrister, and Solicitor, Acumen Law Group 2019 Women of Inspiration™ Aboriginal Leader
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In this episode EP8, we interview, Kyla Lee, Barrister, and Solicitor, Acumen Law Group, 2019 Women of Inspiration™ Aboriginal Leader Award
Kyla Lee is Metis. She is a partner at Acumen Law Corporation. Kyla routinely appears in all levels of court in BC and has presented impaired driving and roadside prohibition cases at the SCC. She is known for her tireless advocacy, often succeeding in seemingly unwinnable cases.
Kyla is passionate about legal education and awareness. Kyla writes regular opinion columns for Vancouver Is Awesome and Huffington Post. Kyla’s legal education activities also include her weekly podcast, Driving Law and her weekly video series, Cases That Should Have Gone to the Supreme Court of Canada, But Didn’t!
An outspoken defender of Charter rights and the rule of law, Kyla Lee has appeared before the House of Commons Justice and Human Rights Committee three times, and before the Standing Senate Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs, to provide expert testimony about various government bills.
In addition to legal education and advocacy activities, Kyla volunteers as a mentor with the Canadian Bar Association, and lectures to the UBC Indigenous Community Legal Clinic bi-annually. Kyla has also funded a scholarship at UBC for Indigenous Law students.
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