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Legal Aid Alberta lawyer takes the lead on LGBTQ2S+ group

Jun 10, 2021

Chuck Easton aims to grow membership and support for the Alberta Canadian Bar Association's Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community section.

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LAA earns two nominations in Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential

Jun 3, 2021

The annual survey asks readers to nominate and then cast their votes for the profession's best and brightest. Voting is open until June 25.

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Ask A Lawyer: Indigenous Courts and restorative justice

Jun 3, 2021

Indigenous Courts ensure fair treatment for Indigenous people in conflict with the law

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Confronting the truth

May 31, 2021

We put it upon ourselves, with Legal Aid Alberta, to continue our work providing access to meaningful, restorative justice for Indigenous people.

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Sharing the knowledge: LAA hosts day-long child welfare law seminar

May 28, 2021

“Ensuring that clients involved in the child welfare system receive high quality representation is very important to Legal Aid Alberta.”

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‘Locked down’ or not, Albertans still need legal help and access to justice: Legal Aid Alberta President and CEO

May 19, 2021

As Alberta works through the third wave, it’s time to remember those serving on the frontlines of the justice system.

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In The News

Ask A Lawyer: How Alberta’s Indigenous Court aims to help increase trust, embrace culture
Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Jessica Buffalo explains the need for and impact of Indigenous Courts
Global Morning News Edmonton | June 1, 2021

Legal Aid continues to provide services
Locked down or not, Legal Aid Alberta is continuing to serve on the front lines of the justice system throughout the pandemic.
Nanton News | May 21, 2021

Legal Aid continuing to provide services
While the court system has been impacted by COVID-19 with many cases being delayed, and those accused of crimes being released rather than remanded, Legal Aid Alberta is continuing to provide frontline legal services.
Hanna Herald | May 21, 2021

Ask A Lawyer: Mental health and the law
Legal Aid Alberta lawyer Amna Qureshi appears on the May 4, 2021 episode of the “Ask a Lawyer” segment of the Global Morning Show in Edmonton. Qureshi explains the workings of Edmonton’s Mental Health Court, a therapeutic court that helps individuals in conflict with the law who are also facing mental health issues and challenges associated with them.
Global Morning News Edmonton | May 4, 2021

Ask A Lawyer: Immigration and refugee claims in the pandemic
Legal Aid Alberta immigration law expert Ruth Williams discusses the challenges and changes affecting refugee claimants and immigration applicants during the pandemic.
Global News Edmonton | April 6, 2021

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