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About Omar Ha-Redeye

Omar Ha-Redeye is a Toronto lawyer and 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 Ryerson University, Seneca College and Centennial College.

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, and maintains a seat on Council for several consecutive years. He sits on the Editorial Board of the CBA's National Magazine, 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.

Posts by Omar Ha-Redeye

Lawyers Need Less Face, More Time

The Bachelor: Defendant Edition

Political Ideologies and the Legal Profession

The Broad Arm of Environmental Responsibility

Welcome the Flipped Lawyer

Humanizing the Cry for Access to Justice

Directive for Change, Straight From the Chief

When Bloggers Get Appointed to the Bench

Legal Health Checks for Employment Law

TWU’s Mandate Conflicts With LSUC’s

The Cultural Shift Observed Post-Hryniak

The Other Legal Professionals

New App Fights Back Against Police Carding

Getting Smart on Crime Instead of Tough

All the Ways Your Legal Skills Can Be Used

Reconciling the Truth About Law Schools

Grappling With the Future of CPD

The Real Incivility Case to Watch

Justice Delayed in Brampton