All students must work as a Caseworker for at least one term before applying to be a Litigator. Students are not required to work as Litigators
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.
Conduct client intake interviews
Research and draft letters, legal memoranda, pleadings, and various court document
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
Thank you for your interest. The application period has closed for Winter Session 2017. Please check our website regularily for updates.