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About Us


Pro Bono Law Alberta (PBLA) is a nonprofit charitable organization that promotes access to justice in Alberta by creating and promoting opportunities for lawyers to provide pro bono (free) legal services to persons of limited means. Our mission is to engage the legal community and leverage their skills and resources in pro bono services that facilitate access to justice for Albertans.

Our On-going Programs:

Civil Claims Duty Counsel Program

Provides brief legal assistance to self-represented litigants with civil matters in the Alberta Court of Justice in Calgary and Edmonton.

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King’s Bench Court Assistance Program

In-person assistance to self-represented litigants who need help with their Morning Chambers appearances in Applications Judge and Justice Chambers.

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Volunteer Lawyer Services Roster (VLS) Program

Provide assistance to Non-profits and charities on a variety of legal issues that impact their day-to-day operations, including by-law reviews, general contract drafting and reviews, volunteer waivers, incorporation, charitable registration, and more.

Talk To A Volunteer Lawyer at:

Calgary Courts Centre

601 – 5 Street SW, North Tower


Civil Claims Duty Counsel (CCDC) Program:

15th Floor, Rooms S15-06, S15-23, S15-39


King’s Bench Court Assistance Program: 

Morning Chambers - Courtrooms 902, 903, 904, 1004, and 1002**

Legal Advice Clinic - 8th Floor North, Room 8-49

Edmonton Law Courts

1A Sir Winston Churchill Square


Civil Claims Duty Counsel (CCDC) Program:

2nd Floor, Provincial Court, Ante Room 262A


King’s Bench Court Assistance Program: 

Law Library, Room 2014, 2/F, South Tower

Give Back To The Community

Volunteer with a Pro Bono Legal Clinic

Volunteering at a pro bono legal clinic is a great way to get involved with your community and help those in need of legal guidance and advice. Visit a clinic website to see how you can volunteer your time.


Other Pro Bono Opportunities

Looking for the ideal pro bono volunteer opportunity? Pro Bono Law Alberta is pleased to host a list of current pro bono opportunities from around Alberta.

Make A Donation

Unable to volunteer time at the moment? Consider a financial contribution instead. Learn more about donating.