Queen's University at Kingston

Site: Kingston - LaSalle Mews Building

Service: Faculty of Law - Queen's Legal Aid

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Supervised law students provide free, confidential legal services * extensive collection of pamphlets and self-help booklets * Notary Public and Commissioner of Oaths available * satellite clinics once a week in Napanee, St. Lawrence College and North Kingston 
 
Areas of law: social benefits * criminal injuries compensation * Employment insurance and employment problems * creditor/debtor and consumer problems * Small Claims Court matters * serious provincial offences * tenants' disputes with landlords * summary criminal offences * summary drug offences (e.g. possession) * does not cover family law
Hours Telephone Service Mon-Thu 9 am-4:30 pm * Fri 1 pm-4:30 pm * reduced service Sep, Dec and Apr
Areas Served Frontenac Islands ; Kingston ; Lennox and Addington County - South ; South Frontenac
Eligibility People living on low incomes * Queen's and St. Lawrence students
Application Call to arrange an interview
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - can be arranged ; Other languages depending upon student volunteer base
Fees None ; Method(s) of Payment Accepted - cash, certified cheque, money order ; Does not charge fees to clients except for some notarial copy fees * clients are required to pay disbursement costs
Service Categories Commissioner of Oaths ; General Legal Aid ; Legal Counselling ; Legal Representation ; Notary Public Services
Waiting List Yes, 1-2 weeks except April, September, and December
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-533-2102
Fax 613-533-6890
E-Mail queens.legal.aid@queensu.ca
Website queenslawclinics.ca/queenslegalaid
Social Media Facebook
Primary Contact Sandy Tallen, Clinic Administrator
Primary Executive Susan Charlesworth, Senior Review Counsel; Phone: 613-533-6000 ext 74301; Email: susan.charlesworth@queensu.ca
Alternate Executive Jana Mills, Review Counsel; Email: millsj@queensu.ca
Names
Alternate Name QLA ; SLASS ; Student Legal Aid Services Society
Former Name Queen's Law Students' Legal Aid Society
Legal Name Queen's Legal Aid
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Queen's Campus
Located In Community Kingston
Address & Map
LaSalle Mews Building
303 Bagot St, Ste 500
Kingston, ON K7K 5W7
 
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Intersection Princess St and Bagot St
Bus Route Notes Kingston Transit Trip Planner
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters * parking lot
Other Details
Established 1971
Funding Provincial ; Donations - University and College students
Resources Pamphlets
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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