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Building a stronger relationship with Alberta lawyers

Dec 2, 2019

100 roster lawyers attend meet-and-greet sessions with LAA executives.

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Judges, lawyers, police attend workshop on emergency protection orders

Nov 27, 2019

Family Violence Prevention Month brings together more than 30 professionals for critical conversations about emergency protection.

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LAA staff wear purple to raise awareness about family violence

Nov 25, 2019

In 2018-19, LAA lawyers were able to help get 1,933 emergency protection orders issued.

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Drug court saved Tyson's life

Nov 19, 2019

"I was ready to give up."

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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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