LAA Launches and is Recruiting Members for New Roster Representation Committee

Legal Aid Alberta (LAA) is establishing a Roster Representation Committee as part of ongoing efforts to continually improve the way the organization works with its Roster Lawyer partners.

The committee will be composed of active LAA Roster lawyers and will serve as an advisory body to help LAA with its efforts to continually improve its services to Albertans, and to increase and improve efficiency in the collaboration between LAA and its Roster Lawyer partners. The committee will provide non-binding strategic advice to LAA Management on matters, initiatives, programs, policies, and/or procedures referred to it, especially on items of direct relevance to the roster but also on broader matters where the input of Roster Lawyers would be valuable. Initially, it is anticipated that the Committee will meet quarterly but the frequency may vary depending on the number, nature and/or complexity of agenda topics.

Recruiting Committee Members

Legal Aid Alberta has established and is seeking candidates for a new 11 member Roster Representation Committee. Successful applicants are appointed for a 3 year term with a possibility of one three-year renewal. These are volunteer, unpaid positions.

Selection of Members-at-large is in the sole discretion of the Executive of Legal Aid Alberta. The eleven (11) Member-at-large positions will be filled with current LAA Roster lawyers who represent the diversity of practice provincially for which LAA provides certificate coverage for Clients.

As well, candidates must have:

  • Internet access;
  • the ability to dedicate the required time; and
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Further details are contained in the committee Terms of Reference.

If you are interested in serving as a Member-at-large on Legal Aid Alberta’s Roster Representation Committee, please submit a resume and a cover letter expressing your intent in serving on the Committee by 5:00 pm on May 23, 2018. Only applications submitted via e-mail will be accepted. Please submit your application to RosterRepCom@legalaid.ab.ca

Thank you for your interest.

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