LAO hires fulltime refugee lawyer to support refugee claimants in Ontario’s southwest

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Lily Tekle

Lily Tekle

As part of its province-wide transformation of refugee services, Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)’s Hamilton District office recently welcomeed full-time refugee lawyer Lily Tekle.

An experienced refugee and immigration lawyer, Ms. Tekle will support refugee claimants who arrive in Canada through Fort Erie as well as other local communities.

She will serve clients, by appointment, in the Hamilton District office, and travel to Fort Erie, Windsor, London and Waterloo, to provide:

  • summary advice
  • brief services
  • Basis of Claim preparation
  • Refugee Protection Division hearing representation and
  • detention reviews

Get more information about the Hamilton District office.


Hamilton-Kitchener District Office
110 King Street West Suite 780
Hamilton L8P4S6
Telephone: 1-905-528-0134 ext. 13
Toll-free: 1-877-449-4003 ext. 13