Change of Counsel

Addressing breakdowns in the lawyer-client relationship faster to minimize delays for clients.

As part of our strategic priority to strengthen our business structure, processes and technology, we have tightened the timeline for status updates from roster lawyers, limited the number of requests allowed per client, and streamlined our internal processes to substantially reduce delays in the courts due to change of counsel requests.

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  • Implemented 2020


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At Legal Aid Alberta, we help some of Alberta’s most disadvantaged citizens. This is an impactful responsibility. By keeping our focus on staying accountable to Albertans, we’re innovating and re-imagining processes to deliver access to justice, making the best use of our expertise and resources, so that we can make the biggest possible impact in our province.

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