LEAF Staff members at the national office can be reached at 416.595.7170 or toll-free at 1.888.824.5323
Executive Director & General Counsel
Directrice exécutive et Conseillère générale
Pam Hrick is the Executive Director & General Counsel at LEAF. She leads and manages LEAF’s legal activities and daily operations, and works with the Board to develop the vision and strategic plan for the organization. She provides leadership, expertise, support, and direction to LEAF’s work on litigation, law reform, and public education
Pam joined LEAF from Stockwoods LLP, where she practiced law for several years. She previously clerked for the Hon. Justice Thomas A. Cromwell at the Supreme Court of Canada and the Hon. Justice David Stratas at the Federal Court of Appeal. Before commencing her legal career, Pam also served as the Legislative Advisor and Issues Manager to the Attorney General of Ontario.
Pam has been an active volunteer in the legal community and broader community, including serving as the Chair of the Board of Management of The 519, a city organization that advocates for the inclusion of 2SLGBTQ+ communities.
Pam received her undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa, her JD from Queen’s University, and her LLM from New York University. She has been recognized as a 2022 Lexpert Rising Star (Leading Lawyers Under 40) by Lexpert Magazine and a Leader to Be Proud Of by Start Proud.
Born and raised in London, Ontario, Pam currently lives in Toronto with her wife Kristyn and their young child.