Legal Aid Alberta participates in Indigenous Students Career Day

In an effort to showcase the work Legal Aid Alberta does to help Albertans understand and protect their legal rights, staff participated in the third annual Indigenous Students Career Day at Edmonton City Hall on March 12.  Andrea Menard, Manager of the Metis Youth Advocacy Program, represented Legal Aid Alberta at the event which sawContinue reading Legal Aid Alberta participates in Indigenous Students Career Day

Bob Aloneissi, left, and Deborah Hatch, both roster lawyers with Legal Aid Alberta helped organize the Junior Counsel Criminal Law Conference last week in Edmonton.

Junior criminal lawyers gets crash course in courtroom proceedings

Junior lawyers had the opportunity to learn from some of the best and brightest in Edmonton’s legal community at the Junior Counsel Criminal Law Conference last week. Over 50 lawyers from the Edmonton area participated in two days of panel discussions on a range of topics that helped them build on the knowledge they learnedContinue reading Junior criminal lawyers gets crash course in courtroom proceedings

Legal Aid Alberta celebrates Law Day with Siksika Nation

Celebrations recognize 20 years since Provincial Courthouse opened its doors Legal Aid Alberta (LAA) is committed to educating and informing the public about their rights under the law and the importance of appropriate legal representation for all Albertans. Representatives from LAA, including John Panusa, President and CEO, and Tyler Tollefson, Vice-President of Legal Representation andContinue reading Legal Aid Alberta celebrates Law Day with Siksika Nation

LAA Joins in Walk to End Elder Abuse in Calgary

June 15 was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and staff from our Calgary office participated in the Walk to End Elder Abuse to help put the spotlight on the issue and let Calgarians know how we can help support Albertans escape unhealthy situations. Whether it is financial, emotional, sexual or physical abuse, thousands of AlbertansContinue reading LAA Joins in Walk to End Elder Abuse in Calgary