Legal community benefits from LAA’s in-house expertise

Legal Aid Alberta (LAA) is committed to professional development of its staff across the organization and sharing its expertise with the broader legal community. Our organization is in a unique position to effectively improve the overall quality of the justice system in Alberta. Educating our partners in the justice system about access to justice issuesContinue reading Legal community benefits from LAA’s in-house expertise

Building a stronger relationship with Alberta lawyers

As part of our efforts to build stronger relationships with our stakeholders in the justice system, our senior leaders held Meet-and-Greet Information Sessions with Roster Lawyers and members of the Judiciary in November. These sessions took place in Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Edmonton and St. Paul (a session scheduled in Grande Prairie was unfortunately cancelledContinue reading Building a stronger relationship with Alberta lawyers

Grace Auger, right, accepts the Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Award with Justice Rosalie Abella at the awards ceremony in Edmonton on November 22, 2018.

Grace Auger wins Women In Law Leadership Award

Legal Aid Alberta Grace Auger, right in the photo above, won a Leadership in the Profession Award Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Grace Auger received a Leadership in the Profession award during the Women In Law Leadership (WILL) Awards ceremony on November 22 in Edmonton. Auger was awarded the Leadership in Profession (Government) award for extraordinary leadershipContinue reading Grace Auger wins Women In Law Leadership Award

Legal Aid Alberta selects Gianpaolo (John) Panusa as new President and CEO

EDMONTON, ALBERTA (May 5, 2017) – Legal Aid Alberta announced today that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen Gianpaolo (John) Panusa to be the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2017. “An accomplished leader, John Panusa manages to inspire while also ensuring organizations deliver results in the short term andContinue reading Legal Aid Alberta selects Gianpaolo (John) Panusa as new President and CEO

Legal Aid Alberta announces Interim President and CEO

Edmonton, Alberta (Oct. 27, 2016)  Maria David-Evans has been appointed Interim President & CEO of Legal Aid Alberta (LAA), effective immediately. Ms. David-Evans brings a wealth of leadership skills and senior-level public sector experience to the interim position. She retired from the Government of Alberta in 2011, where she had served as Deputy Minister forContinue reading Legal Aid Alberta announces Interim President and CEO