The Black Female Lawyers Network (BFLN) is a not-for-profit organization that was established in 2006. The BFLN provides students and practitioners in the field a forum to convene, share and learn from each other.
BFLN offers many opportunities for career development, education, mentoring and networking through programs on current legal topics, community engagement and various social events.
Our Core Value
Good Stewardship: We will foster an environment of respect and accountability.
Integrity: We will operate ethically and are committed to the highest standards of honesty in all our activities
Empowerment: We believe in a knowledgeable and empowered sisterhood.
Fairness & Equity: We believe that the opportunity to thrive economically and socially should be afforded to all. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in, and accessibility to, the legal profession.
Collaboration: We are collaborators, leveraging our collective strength and expertise.
We are an essential and influential voice in the legal profession – facilitating access, leveraging opportunities and fostering the well-being of our membership.
Benefits of Membership
Exclusive access to special events
Member-pricing for events and retreat
Raffle Tickets for Prizes at our Quarterly Lunches
Did you know that March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination? We encourage you to attend this event 👇In honor of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, join the Black Female Lawyers Network, Toronto Metropolitan University (Lincoln Alexander School of Law), and Black Law Students' Association of Canada for an interactive panel discussion about the role of colonial powers in our educational institutions and the need for reform and decolonization in today's educational systems.Featuring:♦ Donna E. Young - Dean, Lincoln Alexander School of Law♦ Eva Jewell - Assistant Professor, Toronto Metropolitan University♦ Yola Grant - Arbitrator, Mediator & InvestigatorDate: 21 March, 2023Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PMLocation:4th floor Room POD457380 Victoria St, Toronto, ONLincoln Alexander Law SchoolRegister today ❗ ❗ www.eventbrite.ca/e/decolonizing-education-and-democratizing-knowledge-tickets-573341177897Blacktoronto... See MoreSee Less
T-2 DAYS until our 15th Annual Sistahs-in-law retreat & fundraiser. We will be discussing: - Vicarious Trauma in the Legal Profession- Global Connections: Practicing from Home and Abroad- Meeting at the Intersections- Setting Your Boundaries: Your Role in Social Transformation- Tech and Social Media Ideas for Your BusinessYou don’t want to miss out! REGISTER NOW at bfln.ca/event/sistahs-in-law-retreat/... See MoreSee Less