News

June 22, 2017

Access Pro Bono has long been concerned by the relatively small number of case referrals made from its summary advice clinics to its representation programs. APB’s Project & Information Officer Jimmy Yan set out to research why such referrals are not being made in proportion to legal needs, and how to encourage more clinic lawyers to make referrals.

June 5, 2017

Our capacity to increase access to justice for low-income British Columbians relies on the charitable efforts of more than a thousand volunteers each year. Behind the scenes of hundreds of volunteer lawyers serving clients in clinics, hearing rooms and courthouses throughout BC, hundreds of administrative volunteers work diligently to ensure that our clients receive the timely legal services they need. Our profiled volunteer for June 2017 is Minjin Park.

April 7, 2017

Last Friday, a group of Client Call Volunteers from APB went on a guided tour of Vancouver’s downtown court buildings. The tour included visits to the courthouse library, Provincial Court, Supreme Court and the Justice Access Centre.