Legal Resources for Settlement Workers in BC: Justice Education Society (JES) - Apr 2019
[6:16] Lali Pawa explains the JES: improving access to justice for all BC residents. For community workers and settlement workers in BC. This is 1 of 7 presentations from an April 2019 panel on legal resources.
- The focus of the JES: improving the legal capability of all BC residents
- Court information workers are based out of courthouses throughout BC
- Court information program for immigrants
- JES's website with multilingual resources and live chat
- Information on many areas of law including small claims, criminal law, family law, and domestic violence
- JES legal information workshops
To view all resource panel presentations in one video: click here.
More free public resources about the law in British Columbia:
- Aboriginal Legal Aid (Legal Aid BC)
- Clicklaw (online compendium of resources)
- Family Law in BC (Legal Aid BC)
- MyLawBC featuring Q and A pathways to get tailored action plans, and free online mediation to make a parenting plan (Legal Aid BC)
Please note: Legal Aid BC resources are for professional development. They don't provide legal or other professional advice. Law is constantly evolving; changes in practice and procedure occur frequently. Exercise your professional judgment about the correctness and applicability of the material. Please refer to the relevant legislation, case law, administrative guidelines, and other primary sources. The views and conclusions expressed here are not necessarily those of Legal Aid BC.
Legal Aid BC helps all British Columbians with serious family, child protection, immigration, and criminal law issues. We give free legal information to everyone, and advice and lawyer services to eligible British Columbians.
Credits: Presentation by Lali Pawa, Justice Education Society. Filmed by Focus Audio Visual Ltd. for Legal Aid BC. Edited by Paul Donovan, Focus Audio Visual Services Ltd., and Karen Dhanda, Legal Aid BC. Production and publication coordinated by Kate Murray, Ella Droko, Baljinder Gill, Brian Goncalves, and Bridget Greenwood, Legal Aid BC.