Community Law Program - CLP
Legal Administrative Assistant:
Trudy Taylor Smith
Amita is a lawyer at CLAS, and works in the areas of housing, income security and workers’ rights.
Before becoming a lawyer, Amita worked as a legal advocate, representing low income clients on administrative law issues. She has also practiced family and criminal law, working primarily with clients receiving legal aid, and has worked in Nairobi, Kenya with the Canadian Bar Association's Young Lawyers International Program, where she provided litigation support at the Law Society of Kenya on more systemic, public interest matters impacting Kenyans.