Association of French Speaking Jurists of Ontario

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Promotes access to justice in French in order to ensure equitable access to justice in both official languages * sensitizes, informs and educates lawyers and the public about their rights to legal services in the official language of their choice 
 
Major projects: 
 
Ottawa Legal Information : Offers a 30-minute free meeting with a lawyer for anyone in Ontario who has a legal problem. These services are confidential and are available in English and French without any eligibility criteria. Questions may cover all areas of law (see separate listing) 
 
ClickJustice.ca: A national legal information portal for francophone minority populations in Canada. Informs the public in a clear and simplified way about its rights and obligations in contexts that affect both everyday life and social life 
 
Jurists and students: Members may be lawyers, judges, translators, interpreters, civil servants, professors, students and members of the public who support access to justice in French in Ontario. Vocational training exclusively in French * networking opportunities * bi-weekly newsletters * www.Jurisource.ca, the national portal of resources and terminology for legal professionals in official language minority communities in Canada
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Members: Members may be lawyers, judges, translators, interpreters, civil servants, professors, students and members of the public who support access to justice in French in Ontario 
Partners: community organizations and associations, post-secondary institutions, government institutions and other AJEFs
Application Membership application form available on the website
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership
Service Categories Constitutional/Civil Rights Groups ~ Francophone Community ; Ethnocultural Advocacy Groups ~ Francophone Community ~ Civil Rights Issues ; Ethnocultural Advocacy Groups ~ Francophone Community ~ Legal Issues ; Legal Associations ~ Civil Rights Issues
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-842-7462
Fax 613-842-8389
E-Mail bureau@ajefo.ca
Website www.ajefo.ca
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Primary Executive Andrée-Anne Martel, Executive Director; Phone: 613-842-7462 ext 230; Email: amartel@ajefo.ca
Names
Alternate Name AJEFO
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
85 Albert St, Unit 1400
Ottawa, ON K1P 6A4
 
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Intersection Elgin St and Albert St
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Other Details
Established 1980
Funding Fees - Membership fees
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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