Qadira C. Jackson Kouakou, BA, BSW, LLB
Lieutenant Governor Appointee
Qadira Kouakou is the principal lawyer at Jaxon Law Professional Corporation, practising in the areas of wills, estates, corporate and real estate law. Kouakou holds a bachelor of arts degree in psychology, a bachelor of social work degree and a certificate in dispute resolution from York University and a bachelor of laws degree from the University of Windsor. She articled with the Canadian Union of Public Employees and was previously a social worker with experience at the Children’s Aid Society, Toronto District Catholic School Board, Woman Abuse Council of Toronto and Wholistic Child and Family Services. Kouakou’s community involvement includes serving as an executive board member with the Canadian Association of Urban Financial Professionals, the Canadian Association of Black Lawyers, Black Pearls Community Services and serving on the Equity Advisory Group and as a community liaison for the Law Society of Upper Canada.