Anthony Morgan is a graduate of McGill University, Faculty of Law’s bilingual program in which he earned degrees in both civil law and common law. Prior to joining Falconers LLP in 2016, he practiced at the African Canadian Legal Clinic and Humber College. He completed his articles at the Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal Canada.
Since being called to the bar in Ontario in 2013, Anthony has appeared at various levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada and the Divisional Court. He has also appeared before a United Nations human rights committee. He is regularly sought out by media, human rights and community-based organizations and academic institutions to provide analysis on racial justice issues in Canadian law and policy, particularly in the areas of policing and the criminal justice system.
While at law school, Anthony was a Research Assistant for Justice Juanita Westmoreland-Traoré of the Court of Quebec and Professor Adelle Blackett. He also worked at the Centre for Research Action on Race Relations, volunteered at various community legal clinics, and served as National President of the Black Law Students’ Association of Canada.
Anthony currently sits on the boards of directors of the Urban Alliance on Race Relations, the CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals and the Legalswipe Foundation. He has been the recipient of numerous leadership and advocacy awards from organizations such as, Volunteer Toronto, the Black Ontario Public Service Employees Network and the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists. Anthony is also a 2016 recipient of the Jamaican Canadian Association’s Community Service Award, and the 2016 Lexpert Zenith Award for his contributions towards achieving diversity and inclusion, both within the legal profession and in society.
In The News
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Excellence recognized at Jamaica’s independence gala Share News, August 10,2016