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, Nipigon, Marathon, Schreiber and the municipality of Greenstone.
We offer services in the following practice areas:
- Minor Criminal offences
- Serious Provincial offences
- Tenant Rights
- Small Claims Court and Civil disputes under $25,000.00
- Employment Law
- Simple Wills and Powers of Attorney
- Criminal Injuries Compensation Board Applications
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.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pamela Palmeter for Indigenous Law Across Landscapes: Languages, Lands, and New Directions Conference 7:00 PM
John N. Paterson Auditorium, PACI Building, 401 Red River Rd.
Indigenous Law Across Landscapes: Languages, Lands and New Directions 8:30 AM
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, PACI Building, John N. Paterson Auditorium