MEDIA RELEASE: APB welcomes Megan Tweedie as its newest staff lawyer
Vancouver, British Columbia, April 21, 2022 – Access Pro Bono is delighted to welcome Megan Tweedie to its growing team of legal professionals dedicated to increasing access to justice for all British Columbians .
Megan is an experienced lawyer with expertise in litigation, employment and public interest law, who spent eight years in private practice before moving to the non-profit sector. She most recently served as Senior Litigation Counsel at the BC Civil Liberties Association.
In the brand new role of Tribunals Program Manager & ELC Supervising Lawyer, Megan will manage APB’s Residential Tenancy Program, Employment Standards Program and Mental Health Program. She will also provide legal supervision and support to Everyone Legal Clinic articling students.
Megan has appeared as counsel at various levels of court, before administrative boards and tribunals, and at a high-profile public inquiry. She is a passionate advocate who brings kindness and empathy to her important new role.