Articling Recruitment for 2023- 2024
Articling with Community Legal Aid (CLA)
Our articling students work closely with the Review Counsel and therefore gain an invaluable and comprehensive articling experience.
Community Legal Aid (CLA)
Community Legal Aid advances social justice by providing Windsor Law students with opportunities to advocate with and on behalf of the Windsor Community.
Our Vision for Community Legal Aid is that it is recognized for its dependable, consistent, quality legal services that are responsive to the individual and systemic needs of the community.
Ethics and professionalism: Moral and legal principles guide our practice.
Excellence in education and client service: We seek to educate skillful advocates while providing superior legal services
Integrity: Honesty, courtesy, and openness define our services and dealings
Resilience: We aim to tenaciously pursue just causes, notwithstanding victory or defeat
Social conscience: Awareness of systemic barriers and exclusion drive our effort and mandate
What We Practice:
Landlord and Tenant Disputes
Criminal Offences - - Summary conviction where there is no possibility of imprisonment
Highway Traffic offences
Small Claims -- Wrongful dismissal and consumer protection
Employment Standards Claims
Family Law - - limited matters, see detailed description on website
Academic and Non-Academic appeals at the University of Windsor
Some wills and estate trustee support work
Notarizations and Commissioning - - $25 per notarial copy by appointment only
Public Legal Education - contact CLA if you are seeking a training session to be held at your organization
Who we help:
Our clients are low-income community residents of Windsor and Essex County who meet Legal Aid Ontario’s financial eligibility guidelines and full-time University of Windsor undergraduate students, who require assistance with matters within our practice areas.
Application & Inquiries:
Marion Overholt, Executive Director
443 Ouellette Ave., 2nd Floor
Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J2
Number of Positions: 1
Letters of Reference
By email to: Jonquil Belanger firstname.lastname@example.org
Employer Information: http://communitylegalaidwindsor.com/
DEADLINE: September 16, 2022, 4pm.