Change of Counsel

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

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.

Three ways change of counsel helps Albertans.


At Legal Aid Alberta, we help some of Alberta’s most vulnerable citizens. This is an impactful responsibility. By keeping our focus on staying accountable to Albertans, even in the middle of a pandemic, 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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