Hellenic Canadian Lawyers' Association
2024 Hellenic Womens Networking Luncheon


The HCLA is happy to announce the date for the next Hellenic Women’s Networking Luncheon in Toronto. The goal of this event is to bring together women of Hellenic descent across all professions and at all career stages.

Details on the keynote speaker to follow, CPD accreditation pending.

2024 Hellenic Womens Networking Luncheon

The HCLA is pleased to announce that our Winter 2024 Under 8 After 8 will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 8:00 p.m. at Melrose located at 270 Adelaide St. W., Toronto.

This social event is held on a semi-annual basis, and allows law students and lawyers under eight years of practice to get together for social drinks. All paid HCLA members under 8 years of call are welcome.

Space is limited – to RSVP, please email the HCLA to join our official reservation list. Please title your email “HCLA Winter 2024 U8A8 RSVP”.

Come meet and mingle with fellow Greek jurists and enjoy some hors-d’oeuvres on the HCLA!

Under 8 After 8

The HCLA is pleased to announce we will once again be hosting a New Years’ Cheer event on January 12, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. at Eataly, located at the Manulife Centre, 55 Bloor St. W. This event is free to all paid members.

To RSVP, please email us at hcla.information@gmail.com by January 8, 2024.

We look forward to seeing all our members in the New Year!

New Years Cheer

Networking dinner for HCLA women presidents including:
– Gina Alexandris
– Eleni Damianakis
– Angela Nikolakakos
– Francesca Smirnakis
– Christine Arruda

2023 HCLA Women Presidents Dinner

Visit:  https://www.hellenicprosgala.com






2024 23rd Hellenic Professionals Gala

The HCLA is excited to offer a webinar for students participating in law firm interviews, featuring a panel of lawyers in a variety of practice areas. Join us on Sunday, September 10, 2023 at 6:00PM to ask us any questions you have about the interview process and hear our tips, tricks, and best practices.

Please RSVP to hcla.information@gmail.com with the subject line “Student Interview Webinar RSVP” to receive the zoom link. If you would like to submit questions in advance, please send them through the following form: https://forms.gle/EYu3tfMxNN3VQRxM6

Kindly note that you must be a paid HCLA student member in order to participate in the webinar.

2023 HCLA Student Job Interview Webinar2023 HCLA Board Vision Meeting


The Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association invites you to the 2023 Annual General Meeting, President’s Dinner and Continuing Professional Development* event.

We are delighted to host a CPD fireside chat, Civility and Professionalism: A View from the Bench with Honourable Justice Ria Tzimas of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

When: Thursday, November 2, 2023

Where: Ontario Bar Association, 20 Toronto St. 2nd Floor, Toronto

Cost: $70 – General Member; $55 – Student Member

Please purchase your ticket as soon as possible and no later than October 26, 2023 as seating is limited. We are unable to guarantee seating after that date. Note, all tickets must be purchased through eventbrite and tickets will not be sold at the door.

Click here to purchase your ticket.


Event Details:

6:30 pm – Registration / Drinks: Mix and Mingle (1 complimentary drink ticket; cash bar)

7-8 pm – CPD / President’s Dinner: Buffet dinner with cash bar

8-9 pm – Annual General Meeting: overview of association activities, finances and events, recognition of new calls to the bar, and election of new HCLA Board members.

We thank all members for their commitment and support and we look forward to seeing you!

*CPD accreditation is pending.



2023 Annual General Meeting, Presidents Dinner, CPD Civility


The HCLA is hosting the first-ever Hellenic Women’s Networking Luncheon on October 14, 2023 at the Centennial College Event Centre in Toronto, Ontario. This unique event seeks to bring together women of Hellenic heritage across all professions and at all stages of their career and/or education, to build their network and make lasting connections. This event will feature a keynote address by Ms. Gina Alexandris, an inspirational career coach and consultant, as well as an Honourary Director and former President of the HCLA.

CPD (Ontario): This program is eligible for 1.0 hour of Professionalism content.

Click here to purchase tickets ($65 each) and learn more about this exciting event! 


Event Details:

Please note that we will start promptly on time, and that hard copy tickets are not required. We will not be scanning QR Codes but will require verification of ticket purchase at Registration.

11:00am – 11:30am – Registration

11:40am – Welcome Remarks

11:45am – 12:45pm – Lunch and Networking

12:45pm – 2:00pm – Introductions and Keynote Address

2:00pm – 3:00pm – Networking and Farewells

We will also be having a draw with the chance to win one of two artisan baskets.

We thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you!



Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact Agapi Mavridis, Social Director, at hcla.information@gmail.com for more information.

Gold Sponsors

Biochem Environmental Solutions Inc.

Dina Constantinou Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

Patrons Sponsors


Agapi Mavridis

Moutsatsos Laakso Alexander LLP


Thank you to our generous sponsors!

2023 Hellenic Womens Networking Luncheon CPD Emotional Intelligence

Join the HCLA to kick-off summer at The Blake House! Open to non-members and all Greek professionals. Funds raised go towards the HCLA Scholarship Program for law students of Hellenic descent.

Thursday June 15, 2023 from 6-8pm. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased in advance. Ticket includes a complimentary drink and appetizers.

RSVP to Agapi Mavridis, Social Director of the HCLA, to purchase a ticket.