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Tanya Walker

Lawyer, Owner, Walker Law P.C.

Law, trials, litigation, employment, immigration, criminal, emergency litigation during COVID-19, use plain language to make complex legal issues accessible

Media

Liberals table bill to reform justice system | Your Morning

Lawyer Tanya Walker joins us to discuss the bill’s potential implications on Canada’s criminal justice system.

People are posing as fake lawyers and it’s a big problem | Your Morning

Take these important steps to be sure you have someone who is really in the business.

CBC ListenRadio/Podcast

URL: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-39-metro-morning/clip/14978955-meeting-michelle-obama

Tanya Walker is a black lawyer in Toronto. She had the chance to meet her idol yesterday, when former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama came to town.

How The Courts Are Dealing With Real Estate Disputes During COVID19

byblacksOnline

URL: https://byblacks.com/the-experts/legal/2517-how-the-courts-are-dealing-with-real-estate-disputes-during-covid19

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the economy has been struggling to maintain the balance between continued delivery of essential services and the need to promote physical distancing. Ontario’s court system has been trying to balance public health concerns with the need to continue promoting access to justice.

Potential Impacts of Coronavirus on The Workplace

byblacksOnline

URL: https://byblacks.com/the-experts/legal/2500-potential-impacts-of-coronavirus-on-the-workplace

Since the beginning of 2020, the world has been concerned about the Novel Coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can cause influenza-like symptoms in humans. An interesting characteristic of Coronaviruses is that they are “zoonotic”, meaning they can be transferred between humans and animals.

Biography

Tanya Walker obtained her law degree from Osgoode Hall at York University in 2005, and her Honours Bachelor of Commerce with a minor in Economics from McMaster University in 2002. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006. She is currently serving a term as Bencher of the Law Society of Ontario; elected by her peers as not only the first Black elected female Bencher from Toronto, in the 220 year history of the Law Society, but also as one of the youngest sitting Benchers.

Walker is a frequent speaker on legal issues to the Toronto Community and regularly appears on the CTV Show, Your Morning as a legal analyst. She has also been Named in the 2017 and 2018 Lexpert Guides as one of the Leading Lawyers to Watch in Corporate/Commercial Litigation and is also the recipient of the 2018 Women’s Business Enterprise of the Year Award.

Walker is a member of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, the Law Society Tribunal, the Certified Specialist Board, and is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation.

Expertise

  • Law
  • trials
  • litigation
  • employment
  • immigration
  • criminal
  • emergency litigation during COVID-19
  • use plain language to make complex legal issues accessible

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