Amelia Roth joined Black Gropper as an associate lawyer after completing her articles at West Coast LEAF.
Amelia is a passionate advocate for workers' rights and labour organizing. Amelia practices in all areas of labour and employment law, but she is particularly interested in human rights and privacy issues that arise in the workplace.
During her articles, Amelia gained broad litigation experience in constitutional, human rights, and family law. She also worked closely with community partners to advocate for systemic change, including submissions to the Minister of Labour for paid domestic or sexual violence leave for all workers in British Columbia. Amelia completed a secondment at Rise Women's Legal Centre where she assisted clients with their family law matters from a trauma-informed approach.
Amelia received her JD from the University of Ottawa and holds a BA in International Relations from the University of British Columbia. During law school, Amelia explored her interest in labour law through her volunteer work with a new professional association and an internship at the Pay Equity Commission of Ontario. Amelia also competed in various advocacy competitions including a labour and employment law moot.
Amelia is a member of the Canadian Bar Association of BC Labour, Human Rights, and Privacy Subsections. She is also a member of the Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers.
Amelia uses the pronouns she/her.