Gordon Cudjoe

BA (Ghana), MA (Toronto), LLB (Toronto), Bar of Ontario

Gordon Cudjoe is a lawyer manager at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO). He joined LAO in 2015.

Gordon joined the duty counsel (criminal) office in Toronto in 2001 (Old City Hall).

In March 2002, Gordon left the duty counsel office to work at the law office of Michael Tulloch & Associates.  In 2003, Gordon started his own law  firm. He represented clients on 4 homicides and multiple jury trials. Gordon has been involved in all manner of cases from minor thefts to homicides.  Gordon had an avid interest assisting the homeless and mentally ill in the court system.  Gordon had quite a few clients who lived on the street and are struggling with schizophrenia, alcoholism and drug addictions. Gordon argued a multitude of Charter cases in the past and he always kept an eye out for racial profiling in these matters.

In 2020, Gordon became a co-adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. The seminar course is focused on Anti-Black racism and its percolation into the criminal justice system.