1000 Voices Legal Clinic at the Genesis Centre, Calgary – January to May 2018

Need legal help? Need to talk to a lawyer?

Get 30 minutes of free legal advice at the 1000 Voices Legal Clinic at the Genesis Centre, 7556 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary

4th Tuesday of every month from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Book an appointment or walk-in available on a first-come, first-served basis. Areas of law include criminal, employment, family, immigration, landlord/tenant and more.

Upcoming Dates:

  • January 23
  • February 27
  • March 27
  • April 24
  • May 22

For more information on the clinic or to book an appointment call: 403-716-6476

Click here for the poster


Free Legal Clinic launching February 13 – Fort McMurray

Need Legal Advice? Don’t Qualify For Legal Aid?

Community Legal Clinic launching February 13 in Fort McMurray!

Call 587-674-2282 to book an appointment. Phone lines are open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed 12:00 to 1:00 pm)

Areas of Law:

  • Tenant
  • Employment
  • Criminal
  • Family
  • Wills and estates
  • Civil law/debt
  • Traffic/bylaws
  • immigration

Legal Clinic Schedule by appointment only:

  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (first clinic is on February 13)


  • YMCA of Northern Alberta, 106B – 9816 Hardin St, Fort McMurray



Free Public Legal Education Workshops, January and February – Edmonton

The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) offers free Public Legal Education which are open to the public and certain locations require registration.

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

ECLC 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: January 11, February 1, February 22
  • Child and Spousal Support: January 18, February 8
  • Property Division: January 25, February 8

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/.

Edmonton Community Legal Centre
(Please note new location)
Telus House, South Tower
Second Floor  10020 – 100 Street
Edmonton, AB   T5J 0N3

Phone: 780-702-1725 ext 285
Fax: 780-702-1726
Email: ggeneral@eclc.ca

Calgary Public Library Free Legal Programs, January to June 2018

Calgary Public Library offers free legal information programs at Central Library and our community libraries across Calgary.  All programs are free. Advanced registration is welcomed but not a requirement. Drop-in patrons are always welcomed.

Calgary Public Library acknowledges and values our longstanding partnership with Calgary Legal Guidance, which makes these free programs possible for the community.

Family Law Workshops

Law at Your Library – Central Library

Law at Your Library – Community Branches

Notice of Office Closure and Relocation – Edmonton Community Legal Centre

The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) offices will be closed starting Monday, December 18th, 2017.

The ECLC will re-open on January 2, 2018 at its new location:

Telus House, South Tower: Second floor 10020 – 100 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 0N3

Phone and fax numbers remain the same:

  • Phone: 780-702-1725
  • Fax: 780-702-1726


Job Opportunity – Lawyer for Children & Youth, Calgary

Children’s Legal and Educational Resource Centre (CLERC) is seeking a senior lawyer for their team, one with a passion for working with young people and giving back to the community. CLERC is a charitable organization providing legal support and services to children and youth in Calgary and the surrounding area since 2002. These services include legal information, advice and representation for young people caught in their parents’ high-conflict custody and access/parenting disputes, as well as legal support in civil law matters such as guardianship, independent living, pregnancy and parenting, employment, return of property, and landlord/tenant matters. CLERC also engages in Public Legal Education (PLE) through public presentations and training, and through our website, http://www.youthlaw.ca.

If you are as passionate as we are about making a difference in people’s lives, please email your resume by December 27, 2017, to jobs@thealex.ca, ensuring the job title and reference number are included in the Subject line.

View the posting here