Qualifications

Applicants must be enrolled in the Faculty of Law. Preference will be given to second and third applicants.

Commitment

Students are expected to commit a minimum of 7 to 10 hours per week to their work over the course of the entire year and be available for training.

Students attend the clinic for a mandatory weekly group meeting, and other times, as required to complete casework and to meet with the litigators assigned to the files.

Students submit file work and meet with Review Counsel regularly. This is to ensure timely case management and that the ongoing needs of the clients are addressed.


Responsibilites

Conduct client intake interviews while providing excellent customer service.

Research and draft letters, legal memoranda, pleadings, and various court documents.

Facilitate communication with clients, review counsel, litigators, court staff, and other community agencies.

Maintain a complete client file, including all correspondence and dockets of time worked.

Maintain strict client confidentiality.

Attend mandatory weekly group meetings and at other times as required to complete casework requirements and to meet with the litigators assigned to the files.

Research and draft letters, legal memoranda, pleadings, and various court document.

Submit file work and meet with Review Counsel regularly to ensure case management is timely and ongoing needs of the case are addressed.

Attends group meetings every week. Commits to volunteering for 7 to 10 hours each week.

 

 

Selection Process

CLA has caseworker/intake support worker openings for these winter term groups only:

 

Tuesday 9:30 to 11:30

Tuesday 12:00 to 2:00

Tuesday 2:30 to 4:30

Thursday 12:00 to 2:00

Thursday 2:30 to 4:30

 

If you are interested in applying please forward your 1. Cover letter 2. Resume 3. Class timetable to cla@uwindsor.ca by Thursday January 4th at noon. Interviews will be scheduled the week of January 8th. Mandatory orientation will be held on Friday January 12th and Saturday January 13th.