Assistant Dean Phil Drew, Law’00, LLM’12, brings a wealth of experience to his new administrative role overseeing JD and Graduate Studies at Queen’s Law.

New Assistant Dean set to enhance educational experience for law students

Assistant Dean Phil Drew, Law’00, LLM’12, brings a wealth of experience to his new administrative role overseeing JD and Graduate Studies at Queen’s Law.
Through our Queen’s Prison Law Clinic, Director Kathy Ferreira, Law’01, and student caseworkers help ensure prisoners are treated fairly while serving their sentences, working with the most vulnerable inmates through disciplinary and Parole Board hearings.

Students help resolve inmates’ challenges in prison system

Through our Queen’s Prison Law Clinic, student caseworkers help ensure prisoners are treated fairly while serving their sentences, working with the most vulnerable inmates through disciplinary and Parole Board hearings.
Queen’s Business Law Clinic students interview a client at the Queen’s Law Clinics in downtown Kingston, where they help entrepreneurs, small businesses, charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organizations with their legal issues. (Photo by Greg Black)

Business law students provide ‘top-notch’ legal services

By helping individuals, businesses and non-for-profit organizations with their legal issues, Queen's Business Law Clinic students contribute to the economic growth and the social well-being of southeastern Ontario communities.

Prominent law firm’s major gift supports Queen’s Legal Aid at critical time

Bogoroch & Associates LLP has donated $200,000 to Queen’s Legal Aid (QLA), providing much-needed support to assist the highly sought-after clinic maintain its current level of service. By working with QLA, a prime experiential learning opportunity, students acquire valuable practice skills as they serve the most vulnerable citizens in the greater Kingston area.
Pearl Eliadis, an expert in national institutions, human rights and democratic development, is working on two projects Queen’s Law graduate students can help with.

Internationally known human rights lawyer offers research opportunities for students

Pearl Eliadis, an expert in national institutions, human rights and democratic development, is working on two projects Queen’s Law graduate students can help with.
A Kingston-area senior receives free legal advice from Queen’s Elder Law Clinic student caseworkers in the downtown Queen’s Law Clinics office. Students gain practical experience in serving and interacting with clients, as well as a chance to develop their own style of practice before articling.

Practical experience for law students grows with elderly population

As the number of people becoming senior citizens and living longer increases rapidly, so does the need for free legal services for those who would otherwise be unable to afford a lawyer. That’s a gap Queen’s Elder Law Clinic students are filling – and they’re honing lots of practical skills along the way.