About Omar Ha-Redeye
Omar Ha-Redeye is a Toronto lawyer and applied legal academic. He holds an LLM in Health Law from Osgoode Hall Law School, with coursework in Advanced Trial Advocacy.
Omar has a background in civil litigation, and operates out of Fleet Street Law, an incubator in Toronto for new and young law firms. He teaches law at several colleges and universities in the GTA, and is a regular presenter at professional conferences.
Omar is actively involved in the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and the Ontario Bar Association (OBA). He has sat on the OBA Board of Directors, sat on both the CBA and OBA Council for several years. He sits on several community boards, and is frequently interviewed by the media on legal issues.
Omar was named in 2011 one of the top 12 social media influencers practicing law in Canada. In 2012, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for promoting access to justice and advocacy on behalf of marginalized and discriminated populations. In 2015, he was awarded the OBA Foundation Award for exceptional contributions to improving the justice system and public legal education. In 2017, Omar received the Ted Rogers School of Management Teaching Award for Contract Lecturers at Ryerson University. In 2018, Omar was recognized by the Canadian Law Blog Awards (the Clawbies) for the Best Blogger in a Group Blog or Platform.