Karey Brooks, JFK Law Corporation

Karey Brooks is an emerging leader of Canada’s litigation and Aboriginal law Bar, and has acted on many landmark Aboriginal cases. She acted as co-counsel in the trial and appeal of Grassy Narrows. She then acted independently for an intervener at the Supreme Court of Canada, dealing with the federal government’s role in implementing treaties. She has written and spoken extensively about First Nations’ rights to clean water and advanced a claim to achieve treaty rights to education. Karey also acted as Associate Commission Counsel for the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry 2010‒2012, a 93-day hearing into the worst mass murder in Canadian history. She did countless hours of pro bono work in the TWU proceedings and currently serves on the WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre board.
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