Lee Akazaki

Lee Akazaki

Lee Akazaki is a bilingual civil litigator and a partner at Gilbertson Davis Emerson LLP, with a focus on commercial litigation, insurance and professional liability.  A past-president of the Ontario Bar Association, he advocates for a fearless and independent bar and the advancement of women and equity-seeking groups. His blog, leeakazaki.com, is devoted to mentoring new lawyers. He can be reached at [email protected] and on Twitter @LeeAkazaki.

Column: The Accidental Mentor

George Miller’s secret to being the best lawyer (you can be)

Hell is freezing over, now what?

Mentorship 2.0: History and your rightful place

Lawyers and their demons

The last word

Butting out the word ‘but’

Merit and your career in law

The persuasive art of coded understatement

Respect for lawyering

Tip 1984: Dig up the past for better legislative interpretation