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Legal Aid Alberta Eligibility Guidelines

Posted on December 5, 2014 by
As a result of the recent funding increase from the provincial government for this fiscal year, Legal Aid Alberta is increasing its financial eligibility guidelines effective December 4, 2014. The financial guidelines used to determine eligibility to receive representation through Legal Aid Alberta will increase by 18%, which will allow for the most vulnerable Albertans …

Legal Clinic at Women’s Centre in Calgary Seeks Volunteer Lawyers

Posted on November 26, 2014 by
Pro Bono Law Alberta has received a request from the Women’s Centre in Calgary for female lawyer volunteers. The Women’s Centre is a safe, accessible place for women to go for resources, referrals and services such as tax clinics and legal advice. The Centre is seeking female lawyers to volunteer at legal advice clinics Thursday …

Meeting for Managing Partners and Pro Bono Colleagues

Posted on November 17, 2014 by
PBLA held a meeting for Managing Partners and Pro Bono Colleagues in Edmonton on November 12, 2014. This annual meeting serves to update Edmonton law firms on PBLA’s activities and initiatives, and offers an opportunity for firms to learn more about pro bono opportunities available to their lawyers. The program included a presentation by Edmonton Community …

Court Assistance Program – Calgary

Posted on November 17, 2014 by
Do you need help in Queen’s Bench or Masters Chambers? The Court Assistance Program may be able to help. Calgary Courts Centre, 601 – 5 Street SW Assistance in Court: applications, motions and other appearances in Masters, Justice and Bankruptcy Chambers Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. 9th and 10th Floor North …

1000 Voices Legal Clinic Dates for November/December

Posted on October 30, 2014 by
Do you have a legal question? Do you need legal Advice? Receive 30 minutes of free legal advice from a volunteer lawyer at the Legal Clinic at 1000 Voices Where: Genesis Centre, 7556 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary When: next clinic dates are Nov 25 and Dec 9, drop in between 9:00 and 12:00 Areas of …

2014 Annual General Meeting

Posted on August 7, 2014 by
This year’s Annual Celebration was to recognize the accomplishments made by the many pro bono volunteers and to receive positive feedback from the people who benefit from these pro bono services. It was also an opportunity to thank the PBLA Board, Advisory Board Members and staff for their work that contributed to PBLA’s success. PBLA presented …

2014 National Pro Bono Conference

Posted on June 10, 2014 by
The 5th National Pro Bono Conference took place in Regina, Saskatchewan on September 25 and 26, 2014. Delegates from Canada, the US and abroad came together to exchange knowledge and ideas on pro bono legal services provision, network and forge new pro bono alliances. Thank you to all who participated in this important learning opportunity. …
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