Asha James

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Asha James

Asha James is a partner at Falconers LLP and a graduate of the University of Windsor Law School where she earned American (JD) and Canadian (LLB) law degrees. She completed her articles with Falconers LLP and was called to the bar of Ontario in June of 2009.


Asha’s practice has centered around public interest litigation, with a strong focus on human rights, constitutional law, and access to justice. Asha has acted on a number of high profile hearings, including Smith v. The Attorney General of Canada et al, and Manon v. The Toronto Police Services Board et al.  Yatim v. The Toronto Police Services Board et al.


Asha has appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice as well as at various administrative tribunals including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal.

Asha is also a sessional instructor at the University of Windsor Law School and Lakehead University Law School, where she teaches Torts and Advanced Torts courses. Asha has participated in a number of panels as a guest speaker on topics ranging from Police Accountability, Ontario’s Inquest System, and Environmental Law.