Pro Bono Students Canada

National Projects

  • Family Law Project

    PBSC’s Family Law Program (FLP) is one of our signature opportunities. The issue of unrepresented litigants in the family law system has reached crisis proportions across Canada. Across Canada, students provide family law assistance to low-income litigants in a variety of ways. In British Columbia, students provide legal information through Legal Services’ Society “LiveHelp” instant […]

  • CCLA Rights Watch Blog Project

    Students from every PBSC chapter across Canada monitor civil liberties abuses, posting their findings on a blog run in partnership with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. Students monitor an assigned area (e.g. courts in Ontario; legislature in Quebec; US Supreme Court, etc.) and post to the RightsWatch blog. Students post to the blog once weekly […]

  • Wills Project

    The Wills Project aims to help people who cannot afford a lawyer to make a will and powers of attorney both for their property and for their personal care. Eligible clients (meeting certain income, asset and inheritance requirements) work with law students who are supervised by a lawyer to draft the will and powers of […]

  • Tax Advocacy Project

    Tax Advocacy Project The Tax Court of Canada Advocacy Project was developed in 2011 at the suggestion of the Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada, as a response to the significant number of unrepresented appellants appearing before the Court. The project enables law students under the careful supervision of tax litigators from Dentons […]