Julia Shin Doi
Hearing & Appeal Elected Bencher Lawyer
Julia Shin Doi is General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Governors of Ryerson University. As an Executive Group member, she provides legal and governance advice and has operational responsibility for access to information, privacy, records management, and compliance. Julia’s areas of practice are corporate/commercial law, privacy law, and intellectual property law. She also has experience in administrative law and litigation. Julia is an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School where she has taught Legal Drafting since 2001, and at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, where she teaches Applied Contract Law in the LL.M. program. She is also an instructor in Ryerson’s Law Practice Program. Julia is the co-author of the leading Canadian text on drafting boilerplate contract clauses, Behind and Beyond Boilerplate: Drafting Commercial Agreements (Thomson Reuters). Julia attained the Institute of Corporate Directors designation (ICD.D) and completed the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management Directors Education Program in 2016. She also completed the Queen’s University Faculty of Health Sciences Workplace Mental Health Leadership Certificate in 2016. In 2018, Julia completed the Civil Litigation Skills Certificate offered by The Advocates’ Society. In 2019, Julia is completing her Certificate in Adjudication for Administrative Agencies, Boards & Tribunals offered by Osgoode Professional Development. Julia attained a BA with distinction (English major) from the University of Toronto (1989), JD (1992) and LLM (2007) from Osgoode Hall Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in Ontario in 1994. Julia was elected bencher of the Law Society of Ontario in May, 2019.