Audrey Boctor, Irving Mitchell Kalichman

Audrey Boctor is a leader who inspires others. At the Supreme Court of Canada, Audrey represented the son of the late photo-journalist Zahra Kazemi, a woman who was tortured and killed in an Iranian prison. It was one of her five Supreme Court of Canada appearances. At the Québec Court of Appeal, she represented interveners in the trial of a militia commander prosecuted for involvement in the Rwandan genocide. She is currently lead counsel in Roy v. AG of Canada, a class action involving public servants and members of the military who lost their jobs because of their sexual orientation. She is a board member and legal clinic volunteer at the Tyndale Community Centre and taught Common Law Civil Procedure at the University of Montréal from 2013 to 2015.
Back to list of Winners for 2017