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Canadian Bar Association Alberta Branch tells provincial electoral candidates: Justice Matters

  • April 23, 2015

(Calgary, Alberta) – Funding for legal aid and the drug treatment courts, maintaining Alberta’s land titles system, and new legislation to deal with the property distribution of unmarried couples upon the dissolution of the relationship are among the justice issues which should be on voters’ radar in this provincial election, says Steve Mandziuk, QC, President of the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA Alberta).

CBA Alberta Access to Justice Committee releases Limited Scope Retainer report

  • December 17, 2013

(Calgary, AB) – The Access to Justice Committee of the Canadian Bar Association Alberta Branch has released a special electronic publication devoted to the topic of Limited Scope Retainers. The concept of limited scope retainers can be an attractive option for individuals seeking legal representation who may not be able to afford the cost of hiring lawyer on a general retainer...