Photo by Greg Black
Professor David Freedman (middle), Elder Law professor, with two of the first student caseworkers: Nicole Walton, Law '12, and Katrina Keenan-Pelletier, Law '11
The first of its kind at a Canadian law school, the Elder Law Clinic of Queen's Legal Aid offers students the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a growing and socially relevant area of law, addressing a gap in legal services for seniors unable to afford a lawyer or unaware of their legal rights. Under the supervision of the Clinic’s Director, students provide public legal education to community and professional groups and legal advice to older adults in Kingston on issues related to aging.
Student caseworkers can assist with legal issues, including:
Georgiana Stewart is the review counsel for the Elder Law Clinic.
Potential clients must qualify financially and require help with a legal issue in which students may assist.
Clients may call 613.533.2950 to speak with Clinic staff for further information.
For other inquiries, please contact Queen's Legal Aid: