Qualifications: Law Student (2L+) at a civil law university
Time Commitment: 2 hours per week minimum
Description: As a caseworker, you will be tasked with providing answers to your clients’ legal information questions. You will also be eligible to get participate in the Clinic’s legal education initiatives such as the Court Accompaniment Program, Know Your Rights and Just Info presentations.
Volunteering at the Clinic is often cited by past volunteers as one of the most valued experiences of their legal education. Join the LICM if you want to improve your legal research skills, reduce barriers to access to justice, and be a part of a great team.
“I volunteer at the LICM because it lets me use my legal research skills to help real people with real problems. That’s why I got into law.”
“Volunteering at the LICM was an incredibly rewarding and memorable experience. It not only enabled me to develop my research skills, but also allowed me to help clients in need and develop strong friendships with my classmates.”
“Volunteering for the LICM was the first time I was able to apply what I learned in class in the real world. It was both gratifying and motivating.”
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If you practice law and wish to put your expertise to use by helping out at the Clinic, do not hesitate to consult the “Practising lawyers” section.
Are you interested in helping the Clinic offer free, high quality legal information to members of the McGill community and to the general public? The Clinic is always in search of practicing lawyers who can help its student Directors learn more about their area of expertise, as well as review internal legal resources.
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