Pro Bono Students Canada - Project Objectives 

For students:

  • To instill and develop a pro bono work ethic that will transition into one's professional legal career
  • To instill a sense of community by helping low-income and vulnerable communities in Edmonton
  • To strengthen your education as a law student by providing experience and practical legal research and writing skills
  • To allow students to network with organizations and lawyers around the city of Edmonton

 

For Community Organizations:

  • To provide non profit and public interest organizations with free access to legal information that they would otherwise be unable to receive
  • To provide organizations with highly skilled and committed volunteers

 

For Lawyers:

  • To provide guidance and assistance to student volunteers on pro bono files
  • To provide an opportunity for lawyers to contribute to low-income and vulnerable communities throughout Edmonton