Public Legal Education Workshops – Edmonton Community Legal Centre

Below are the upcoming free Public Legal Education workshops for July  2017 and future months. These presentations are FREE and open to the public and certain locations require registration.

NOTE: Video Versions of our presentations are now available online. This is a great alternative if you are unable to attend the in-person presentations. The links are:

The Edmonton Community Legal Centre continues to hold the Family Law Series Presentations at the Downtown Enterprise Square Branch Library 10212 Jasper Avenue NW every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM. These presentations are open to the public with the option to register to be contacted for a potential follow-up meeting with a Family Law Lawyer for additional assistance. The schedules for the topics are as follows:

  • Child Custody and Parenting:  July 13, Aug 3, Aug 24, Sept 14
  • Child and Spousal Support: July 20, Aug 10, Aug 31, Sept 21
  • Property Division: July 27, Aug 17, Sept 7, Sept 28

If you work at a community organization that would be interested in having a lawyer from the ECLC give a presentation for your clients and/or staff at your agency please contact Giselle at ggeneral@eclc.ca and leave the name of your organization, the location, the topic you would like, as well as options for dates and times. Topics include, Family Law, Wills and Estates, Landlord and Tenant, Immigration, Employment and Introduction to the Canadian Justice System.

Posters for the events are online at http://www.eclc.ca/programs-services/legal-education/.

7th annual Calgary Legal Advice Clinic – October 18, 2017

Pro Bono Law Alberta will host the 7th annual Calgary Legal Advice Clinic on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in partnership with Norton Rose Fulbright (Canada) LLP, Calgary Public Library and Calgary Legal Guidance.

Details on the clinic, held at Calgary Public Library, will be posted here in September.

Save the Date: October 11, 2017 “Working with Vulnerable Clients” workshop, Calgary

Attention lawyers, articling students and law students:

JOIN US OCTOBER 11, 2017 AT MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY:

Save the Date- working with Vulnerable Clients
The workshop is for all lawyers, articling students, and law students. Through simulation and skill building exercises, participants will learn practical skills to work with vulnerable clients.

The workshop is a project of the Justice Sector Constellation of Enough for All, Calgary’s Poverty Reduction Initiative, in partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance, Mount Royal University, and Pro Bono Law Alberta.

Details to follow in August.

Free Legal Clinic on September 22 for Lloydminster AB/SK residents

Need legal help? Need to talk to a lawyer?

FREE LEGAL CLINIC for Alberta and Saskatchewan residents

  • Friday, September 22, 2017 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Provincial Court of Alberta, Provincial Building
  • 5124 – 50 Street, Lloydminster, Alberta

More information on how to book an appointment will be posted here in August.

Clients must meet financial eligibility guidelines to qualify for pro bono legal services. No walk-ins. Space is limited.

 

1000 Voices Legal Clinic Schedule May to August, Calgary

The 1000 Voices Legal Clinic operates the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Genesis Centre, 7556 Falconridge Blvd NE Calgary from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon.

Volunteer lawyers provide summary legal advice in a variety of legal areas including family, immigration, landlord/tenant, personal injury and more. Drop-in appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Maximum 12 appointments per clinic.

The upcoming dates are: May 23, June 27, July 25 and August 22.

Click here for more information about the clinic.