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How To Get On The Roster


For lawyers to be considered for membership on the LRCY roster they must:

  • Be active members in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta
  • Have practiced in Alberta in the area of Family Law/Child Protection for a minimum of five years
  • Be willing to provide legal representation according to the expectations and service standards as identified in LRCY policy
  • Submit a completed application and any additional information requested by the LRCY Manager or Director

 

Currently, LRCY is accepting applications from lawyers meeting the above requirements who reside and practice in a rural or remote community.
For lawyers in Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer, applications may be accepted at the discretion of the LRCY Manager if the lawyer has:

  • extensive legal experience in child protection matters
  • extensive experience working with Indigenous children, families and communities
  • special skills including:
    • Specialization in Indigenous law
    • Specialization in immigration law
    • Speaks more than one language

If interested, please submit a copy of your resume, references, letter of intent and a completed application form to the LRCY Manager.

If considered, lawyers will be asked to participate in a panel interview, involving an LRCY Mentor Lawyer, a young person and an LRCY staff member.

Lawyers who are successful through the interview process must complete a Child Intervention Record Check and a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerability Sector.

To obtain more information about applying to become a member of the LRCY Roster, please contact:
Kirsten Wiebe, LRCY Manager
kirsten.wiebe@ocya.alberta.ca
(780) 422-6104