She currently serves as general counsel and secretary of the Ryerson University board of governors
Julia Shin Doi has joined the board of directors of LawPRO, an insurance provider for the legal profession, an online post announced.
Aside from currently serving as general counsel and secretary of the board of governors of Ryerson University, she has a background in both in-house practice, having worked for York University and Imax Corporation, as well as in private practice, having worked for Gowling WLG and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
According to her profile on her official website, she has a notable background in academia beyond her career at Ryerson. She has also taught classes at Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and Ryerson’s Law Practice Program. She also taught in contract drafting workshops for Osgoode Professional Development and the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association.
She is a bencher at the Law Society of Ontario and was a co-founder of the Diverse Champions for Diversity, the Korean Canadian Lawyers Association, the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Women General Counsel Canada, and the Roundtable of Diversity Associations.
Among her other achievements, she has received awards and honours such as the FACL Lifetime Achievement Award, the CCCA Award of Excellence, the Osgoode Alumni Gold Key Award, the CCCA RVA Jones Award, and the OBA Linda Adlam Manning Award.