Lawyer for Refugees Goes the Extra Mile

Lawyer for Refugees Goes the Extra Mile

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kayak-sunset.jpgRaoul Boulakia handles a lot of legal-aid cases but he was never attracted to the big bucks. “I wanted to do something which had a moral purpose, I always felt that.”

An idealist, he goes the extra mile for clients. (He took up Spanish in law school so he could help Chilean refugees). He finds it tough to say no to people who need help, and feels awful when they lose.

(Continue reading w/ photo in the Toronto Star) 


  1. Lovely to hear about this generous man. His focus shows a lot of integrity. And his work with Suaad Hagi Mohamud has brought him iinto the national spotlight. Thank goodness he stepped in to help her!