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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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LAA’s frontline lawyers have a huge impact on the lives of domestic violence victims

May 12, 2021

Legal Aid is helping protect people from physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual abuse

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Mental health and the law: How a therapeutic approach is making a difference

May 5, 2021

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. Watch: Mental Health and...

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In The News

LAA’s Paul Welke discusses upcoming tariff review
Tariff and Roster Relations Lead Paul Welke talks to Global News Edmonton about the upcoming LAA tariff review. (Timestamp 13:20)
Global News Edmonton | May 12, 2022

TORONTO STAR: Legal Aid hits bail hearing milestone
Since the program’s inception Alberta Legal Aid has handled more than 95 per cent of the bail hearings in the province.
Toronto Star | May 12, 2022

Legal Aid hits bail hearing milestone
This week Alberta Legal Aid announced it had held 120,000 bail hearings for Albertans in custody since 2018, which is when the Alberta bail system saw substantial changes.
St. Albert Today | May 6, 2022

Legal Aid Alberta lawyers playing crucial bail hearing role
Legal Aid Alberta lawyers are celebrating a four-year-old initiative that has seen more than 120,000 bail hearings completed.
Red Deer Advocate | May 6, 2022

Crisis in Ukraine underscores the importance of standing for human rights and calling out abuse of power
LAA Immigration and Refugee lawyer Ruth Williams discusses paths to safety for people fleeing the war in Ukraine and other war zones around the world.
Global Morning News Edmonton | April 5, 2022

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