Free Legal Advice-a-Thon, September 22, Calgary

Calgary Legal Guidance will host its annual Legal Advice-a-Thon on Saturday, September 22 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Calgary’s City Hall.

If you are a low- or modest- income individual, and have limited access to free legal advice, you can visit the Advice-a-Thon for up to 30 minutes of free legal advice.


Employment Opportunity – Rural Legal Services Coordinator

Are you interested in developing a new project to help rural Albertans obtain access to justice for their family law legal issues?

If you are committed to working in the non-profit sector, enjoy collaborating with others, and have a passion for justice, please consider applying to join the Edmonton Community Legal Centre staff team as Rural Legal Services Coordinator.

Click here for details and deadline to apply.

Advice-a-Thon, September 22 – Edmonton

Free Legal Advice for the Public

Saturday, September 22 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Edmonton City Hall

Free legal help will be provided for many legal issues including:

  • immigration
  • civil claims
  • family law
  • criminal law
  • employment law, and more

For more info on this event:

Advice-A-Thon 2018 – Poster for the Public

Employment Opportunity – Immigration Lawyer, Calgary Legal Guidance

Calgary Legal Guidance (CLG) is seeking an immigration lawyer on a contracted part-time basis to assist with CLG’s Immigration Program and provide mentorship to its current immigration lawyer. The majority of the work will involve working with clients who experience immigration and refugee matters and delivering services through outreach summary advice clinics and direct office based legal services.

Deadline to apply is July 27.

Click here for details

Public Legal Education workshops for July and August 2018, Edmonton

The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) hosts free public legal education workshops on a regular basis. These presentations are FREE and open to the public and certain locations require registration.

NOTE: Video Versions of ECLC presentations are now available online. The links are:

The 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: July 19, August 9, August 30
  • Child and Spousal Support: July 26, August 16
  • Property Division: July 12, August 2, August 23

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 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

Edmonton Community Legal Centre
Second Floor  10020 – 100 Street
Edmonton, AB   T5J 0N3
Phone: 780-702-1725

LawNow Magazine May/June 2018 issue

LawNow Magazine is a free digital magazine published six times per year by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

Read the May/June 2018 issue