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Standing up for Albertans: How to become a Legal Aid Alberta duty counsel lawyer


October 27 is Duty Counsel Day. Initiated by Canada’s legal aid associations, this is a day to create awareness of duty counsel—legal aid lawyers who give free, on-the-spot legal advice in family, criminal and immigration cases for people living in Canada.  Duty counsel help to level the playing field, ensure due process, and support fairness in the justice system.

Legal Aid Alberta is hosting a webinar on October 25 from 12 – 1 p.m. MT. Find out what it takes to become duty counsel in Alberta. Learn about the different services duty counsel provide, the objectives and expectations of the role, and tips for dealing with common challenges.

Registration for this webinar is closed.

Learn more about Duty Counsel Day.


Danny Lynn
Senior Advisory Counsel, Adult Criminal Law
Legal Aid Alberta

Katie Clarey
Advisory Counsel
Legal Aid Alberta


October 25

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Registration is closed. 


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