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Deborah J. Moriah, Licensed Paralegal


PLEASE NOTE: As of January 8, 2024, I will be working as an in-house paralegal at Parents of Black Children.


I am accepting consultations at Moriah Paralegal on a very limited basis for cases primarily focused on human rights on the grounds racial discrimination and disability (by referral only).

Searching for a paralegal other matters? Contact Okola Law

Deborah was licensed by the Law Society of Ontario in March 2016. She obtained an honours Paralegal Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College in 2015.  Prior to her career in legal services, she obtained aN honours degree in Professional Writing and Communications Studies from York University in 2009 and continues to work as a freelance writer and editor.

Since becoming a paralegal, Deborah has worked in several different areas of law including personal injury, provincial offences, immigration, small claims, Social Justice Tribunals (Human Rights, Social benefits, criminal injuries compensation) and consumer protection.

Deborah  is also a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Professional and EDI Consultant providing systems reviews and developing EDI education workshops for a variety of agencies and organizations within the public and private sectors. She currently serves on the board of directors for Legal Aid Ontario and is was elected one of five Paralegal Benchers at the law society of ontario for the 2023-2027 term.

Deborah currently works as an in-house paralegal with Parents of Black Children. She is co-founder and past president and chair of the Ontario association of Black Paralegals.

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