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Grace Ajele

Grace Ajele

Grace is a domestic violence family lawyer at Calgary Legal Guidance, and has also practiced in the areas of criminal law, tenancy law and human rights law. Grace sits on the board of the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers Alberta Chapter and is an active member of the Canadian Centre for Women's Empowerment National Task Force. While obtaining her law degree at the University of Calgary, she became a founding member of the Black Law Students Association - U of C chapter, and was involved in various pro bono projects including those centred around housing rights, prisoners' rights, and gender discrimination. Grace is committed to using an intersectional approach in all her work, and to advocating for clients in a way that centres their experience and their autonomy. She is the co-author of Intersectionality in Law and Legal Contexts published by Women's Legal Education and Action Fund in 2020. 

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