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PBLA Recognizes Black History Month

Posted on February 28, 2019 by
Each February, Canada recognizes Black History Month and honours the contributions of Black Canadians. This month, we are highlighting the commitment to pro bono service exemplified by the following Pro Bono Law Alberta volunteers and champions. Angela Egbase Angela Egbase has volunteered with the Civil Claims Duty Counsel Project and the Queen’s Bench Court Assistance …

PBLA Technical Difficulties

Posted on February 20, 2019 by
Pro Bono Law Alberta is currently experiencing technical difficulties that are affecting email access. If you need to contact a member of the PBLA team, please do so by phone. Staff can be reached on their direct lines, or you can contact the PBLA general phone line at 403-541-4804. Our response time may be delayed …

PBLA Board President to Receive Distinguished Service Award

Posted on February 1, 2019 by
Join us in congratulating PBLA Board President Kevin Feth, QC, who has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award for Service to the Profession. Kevin is a partner at Field LLP where he primarily practices in the areas of labour & employment, education and aboriginal law, and civil litigation. A graduate …

PBLA is Hiring!

Posted on January 25, 2019 by
Applications are now being accepted for PBLA’s 2019 summer law student position. We are looking for a student who has successfully completed their second year of law school to work with us at our Calgary office from May to August 2019. The summer law student will support the delivery of PBLA programs and key initiatives. …

LawNow Magazine Jan-Feb Issue

Posted on January 8, 2019 by
LawNow Magazine is a free digital magazine published six times per year by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. Read the January-February 2019 issue

FREE Public Legal Education Workshops Jan and Feb – Edmonton

Posted on January 8, 2019 by
Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) will host free Public Legal Education workshops in January and February 2019. These presentations are open to the public and certain locations require registration. NOTE: Video Versions of ECLC presentations are now available online: Family Law Series – Rights as a Tenant – Wills and Estates – …

Spotlight on Legal Advice Clinic at Women’s Centre – Calgary

Posted on December 18, 2018 by
Read more about the Legal Clinic at the Women’s Centre in Calgary. Pro Bono Law Alberta has been involved in this project since it began in 2008. Our sincere appreciation goes to all the volunteer lawyers who give their time to help women in Calgary move forward with their legal matters. Thanks to the Women’s …

Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC) Fall Newsletter

Posted on December 6, 2018 by
PBSC is a national, multiple award-winning organization with chapters in 22 of Canada’s 23 law schools. The first pro bono organization in the country, PBSC has been working with law schools and the bar to deliver high-quality legal services for over 20 years. PBSC has extensive program expertise and experience designing access to justice placements …

LawNow Magazine Nov/Dec 2018 Issue

Posted on November 29, 2018 by
LawNow Magazine is a free digital magazine published six times per year by the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. Read the November/December 2018 issue.

PBLA Welcomes New Executive Director

Posted on July 11, 2018 by
Pro Bono Law Alberta (PBLA) is pleased to announce that Nonye Opara has been appointed as incoming Executive Director, succeeding current Executive Director Kendall Moholitny. Ms. Opara will officially begin her new role effective September 17, 2018. She joined PBLA in 2014 and has served in various capacities, including more recently as Director of Programs …
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