Lakehead University Community Legal Services

Welcome to Community Legal Services. We are a free legal clinic located in Lakehead University’s Faculty of Law building (PACI) at 401 Red River Road in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Under the direct supervision of lawyers, Student Caseworkers offer free legal services to low income residents of Northwestern Ontario, including Thunder Bay, Fort William First Nation and the municipality of Greenstone.

We offer services in the following practice areas:

Please explore our site to find out if Community Legal Services is right for you. Our qualification requirements are listed on our site. However, if you are not sure about whether you qualify for our services, please see our Apply page to arrange a screening appointment.

Legal Services

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How to Apply

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Who we are

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Pre-Exam Dog Therapy Day November 23, 2017
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Presentation to Indigenous Students at St. Patrick's High School
ID Clinic at Long Lake 58 First Nation (October 11, 2017)