REAL Applications Now Open

  • January 11, 2019

The Rural Education and Access to Lawyers Initiative (REAL) is committed to assisting law firms and practitioners in small communities and rural areas of British Columbia to recruit, hire and retain law students and new lawyers. The deadline for 2019 REAL funding is February 20, 2019. 

2019 REAL Applications Open Soon

  • December 18, 2018

In 2019, to maximize funds for as many students as possible, REAL is embarking on a new funding partnership model.  Firms interested in accessing funding of second year law student through the program will need to match funds either through an organization or by self matching.

Dial-A-Law on the move

  • December 18, 2018

CBABC, the Law Foundation and the People’s Law School are pleased to announce the transition, of Dial-A-Law to the People’s Law School.

A2JBC: Is the justice system ready to innovate?

  • December 14, 2018

Chief Justice Robert Bauman: "We have an access to justice problem in Canada, exemplified by the large unmet demand for legal services; as a result, both people and the rule of law are suffering."

Exceptional lawyers recognized with Queen’s counsel designation

  • December 10, 2018

This year’s 28 appointees are British Columbian lawyers with a diverse set of professional specializations including First Nations law, criminal law, commercial litigation, family law and mediation. The appointees have been chosen for their distinguished accomplishments in areas such as continuing legal education, community volunteerism and mentorship of new legal professionals.