Bakerlaw is a recognized leader in disability and human rights law.

We have developed extensive experience representing non-profit organizations, employees, patients, students and parents from a wide range of social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Based in Toronto, Canada, we offer a broad range of litigation services, and also advocate for our clients

outside the courtroom in mediations and negotiations, and through government relations and research work.

Recent Articles

Petition to Reform the Assistive Devices Program
  • September 5, 2019

The Disability Justice Network of Ontario (DJNO) has started a petition to change the current Assistive Devices Program (ADP) that makes it extremely difficult for people with disabilities to access the devices they need. The ADP is chronically underfunded and…

Update: ODSP definition change will pose a difficulty for persons with mental health disabilities
  • August 29, 2019

On December 7, 2018, we posted an article related to Ontario’s recent change to the definition of disability. You can read this post here (link). David Baker and Gail Czukar wrote an article for the Toronto star on December 17,…

The Gabriel Award Goes to the film I Go Forward, Depicting Justin Clarks Story
  • August 26, 2019

The Gabriel Award, sponsored by The Catholic Academy of Communication Professionals, is awarded to films that convey “the worthiness of individuals while honoring the beauty of the human spirit.” For more information about the award, please visit their website here…

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