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April 24, 2018

On April 19, 2018 in downtown Vancouver, over 100 Access Pro Bono volunteers and supporters attended its annual Pro Bono Appreciation Breakfast. There, directors and staff awarded Vancouver lawyer Shannon Williams the 2018 Dugald Christie Award for Advice Services.

April 24, 2018

On April 19, 2018 in downtown Vancouver, over 100 Access Pro Bono volunteers and supporters attended its annual Pro Bono Appreciation Breakfast. There, directors and staff awarded Vancouver lawyer Ashley Syer the 2018 Allan Parker QC Award for Representation Services.

August 4, 2017

The 2017 wildfires have displaced many people in large and small BC communities. They’ve also given rise to many legal issues and questions.

In response to the 2017 wildfires, Access Pro Bono has:

  • set up a free telephone advice service ( 1-877-762-6664 ) for affected people; and

 

  • enlisted several volunteer lawyers to provide answers to frequently asked legal questions in different areas of law covered in separate information sheets (currently being developed):