Ko Bhamra, B.A.(Hons.)(Windsor), M.A. (Windsor), LL.B.(Windsor), was called to the Ontario Bar in 2002.

 

Her practice is restricted exclusively to criminal law and maintains a special focus on youth criminal justice.  She has defended all types of charges ranging from theft to murder. 

 

She has appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. She has also appeared before The Ontario Review Board. As part of her practice, she regularly appears before London's Youth Therapeutic Court, Adult Therapeutic Court and Gladue Court.   

 

Ms. Bhamra has been a member of the Youth Justice Advisory Committee (Middlesex County) and the Regional Coordinator of the Ontario Bar Association's Child and Youth Law Section. She has conducted numerous hearings under the Youth Criminal Justice Act; been a panelist at the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts conference (London), at a First Nations Post Secondary Youth in Transition Awareness and Prevention Workshop at the N'Amerind Friendship Centre (London) and has been a guest speaker in the Children's Law Course at Western University .  She has also been consulted internationally on the intersection of youth criminal justice procedures.  She is the current Chair of the Women's Mentorship Group in Criminal Law.  

 

She is a volunteer with the Ontario Justice Education Network (OJEN), a charitable organization that facilitates opportunities to understand the justice system through unique opportunities and education programs.  She has assisted with the delivery of special course sections on The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and criminal law procedure.  She continues to provide mentorship opportunities to students aspiring to learn about the criminal justice system.   

In 2017, as a Nominee of the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Ontario she was appointed as a member of the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for Ontario - West and South. 

 

She is a volunteer with The Kidney Foundation of Canada, London and District Chapter and a Director of the London Chapter's Board of Directors.

She is a member, in good standing, of the Law Society of Ontario (formerly Law Society of Upper Canada), the London Criminal Lawyers Association, the Middlesex Law Association and The Advocates Society.  


She is the founder of KKB Fine Arts, a juried artist and an Artist Member of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.  She is also included as an Artist in Canada, a list compiled and maintained by the National Gallery of Canada Library.   

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