Course ID: 214512, 214513

Overview

A placement with a community legal clinic affiliated with and funded by Legal Aid Ontario which provides legal assistance to low-income area residents. The placement provides clinical legal experience to law students, helping them develop skill and confidence as legal professionals. Under close supervision by clinic lawyers, law students interview and counsel clients, research legal issues, draft legal memoranda, provide legal opinions, prepare pleadings, negotiate settlements and participate in hearings before administrative tribunals on poverty law issues such as landlord/tenant disputes, creditor/debtor matters, employment claims and income maintenance problems.

Please see the Special Applications Page for additional information about enrollment.

Components: Individual Study

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Degree Requirement Fulfilled: Practice Skills 

Prerequisite: Upper Yr JD only