The ACCLO is a non-profit organization for lawyers of
Chinese descent in Ontario. The ACCLO is the legal section
of the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (FCCP)
and was an original section of the FCCP. Membership is
voluntary and a modest fee is payable annually to renew membership.
The ACCLO has no political platform per se. The ACCLO
is an easy way for our members to network, socialize and
share any ideas or questions. The ACCLO membership list,
available for members, provides a resource for referrals
among our members.
The ACCLO is often asked to comment or send representatives
to comment upon various ethnic/diversity issues by the Law
Society of Upper Canada.
The ACCLO has also been contacted on an ad hoc basis
to comment on certain issues relating to the Chinese or
In 1998, one of our long-time members, Madam Justice Wailan Low,
was appointed to the Superior Court of Justice in Toronto,
Ontario. Madam Justice Low was also the guest of honour
at the FCCPs 1999 Chinese New Year Ball.