Student Legal Services of Edmonton 


Student Legal Services of Edmonton (SLS) is a student-managed, non-profit society dedicated to helping low-income individuals in Edmonton and area understand their legal issues and solve their legal problems. Each year, over 250 students from the University of Alberta Faculty of Law volunteer with SLS.

 

SLS is divided into four different projects:

  • The Civil and Family Law Project. This project offers assistance with landlord/tenant matters, contracts, WCB/AISH/CPP/EI hearings, family law matters, uncontested divorces, and more.
  • The Criminal Law Project. This project provides basic criminal law information and represents individuals charged with relatively minor criminal and quasi-criminal offences.
  • The Legal Education and Reform Project. This project offers community lectures and outreach programs, and researches poverty-related law reform issues.
  • Pro Bono Students Canada. The local chapter of this Canada-wide student group conducts legal research for non-profit organizations.

 

 


PLEASE NOTE: Depending on whether you require assistance with a Criminal or Civil/Family Law matter, you will need to attend the correct location and time. See the Schedule posted below to make sure that you attend the correct location.

Please see the schedule posted below for each office and project.

 

If you at all unsure about which project you require assistance from, please call our administration office at 780-492-2226. 

 

***SLS will be CLOSED from December 3, 2016 to January 8, 2017 for the exam period and winter break***

 

Criminal Law Project:

Location 1: #203, 9924-106 Street (close to the Corona LRT station)

Monday to Thursday 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Thursday only: 12:00pm - 1:30pm 

 

Location 2: 11011-88 Avenue (Emily Murphy House, close to the University of Alberta)

Tuesday and Friday: 12:00pm- 1:30pm

 

Civil and Family Law Project

Location: 11011 88 Avenue (Emily Murphy House, close to the University of Alberta)

Monday 12:00pm-1:30pm & 2:00pm-3:30pm

Tuesday  3:30pm-6:30pm

Wednesday 12:00pm-1:30pm & 3:30pm-5:00pm

*On Nov 30 the office will also be open from 5:00-6:30pm

Thursday 12:00pm-1:30pm & 3:30pm- 5:00pm

 


 

 

We hope you find our website useful. Please keep in mind that we are university law students, not lawyers. We cannot provide legal advice, only legal information. We also cannot guarantee that this information is correct, complete, or up-to-date. Your use of this website is subject to our Terms & Conditions.

Contact SLS

Administration Office

(780)-492-2226
(Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)

Criminal Law Project

(780)-425-3356 (Downtown)

Civil/Family Law Project

(780)-492-8244

Legal Education / Reform Project

(780)-492-2227

Pro Bono Students Canada

(780)-492-8287

Click here for all locations and their hours of operation