Qualification

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

 

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

 

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

 

Selection Process

Thank you for your interest.

We have been advised that the first year email listserv was just activated Thursday. Therefore we are extending the deadline for first-year applicants for intake support worker and caseworker to Tuesday September 5th, 2017 at 9:00 am.

Please submit your class schedule, resume and cover letter to cla@uwindsor.ca.  

Interviews will be conducted during the first week of September. 

Mandatory orientation training will be held on Saturday September 9, 2017 at the law school.