MELC is hiring for the Legal Director position! (one year leave replacement)

JOB OPPORTUNITY - LEGAL DIRECTOR PDF Format: Offer of Employment MELC - Legal Director - Replacement The Mile End Legal Clinic (MELC) is recruiting for the position of Legal Director for a one year leave replacement, a wonderful opportunity for a qualified candidate interested in access to justice in the Greater Montreal area. The MELC [...]

By | 2018-01-11T11:34:53+00:00 December 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MELC is hiring for the Legal Director position! (one year leave replacement)

New Members for MELC’s Board of Directors

Further to the Mile End Legal Clinic’s Annual General Assembly on December 7, 2017, we are pleased to present our Board of Directors. A huge thanks to (from left to right): Marek Nitoslawski, Geeta Narang, Caroline Moreau, Valérie Gascon, Olga Redko, Michèle Moreau, Allen Mendelsohn and Aisha Topskal (absent from photo) for their implication and [...]

By | 2018-01-11T12:10:03+00:00 December 8th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Members for MELC’s Board of Directors

2017 Holiday Closure

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE for our 3 service points Park Extension Legal Clinic – Last consultation: Monday, December 11, 2017 from 5-8 PM (closed from 1-3 PM) – Reopening: Monday, January 8, 2018 from 1-3 PM and 5-7 PM – 419, Saint-Roch St., basement, room SS.03 Tyndale St-Georges Legal Clinic – Last consultation: Monday, December 11, 2017 [...]

By | 2018-01-11T12:37:52+00:00 November 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on 2017 Holiday Closure

MELC’s Thank You Cocktail and 15th Anniversary

The Mile End Legal Clinic had the opportunity to thank its donors, volunteer lawyers, and partners, as well as celebrate its 15th anniversary on November 21st during a cocktail at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin’s offices. A huge thank you to Fasken for hosting the event and to all who came out and who made the night [...]

By | 2018-01-11T12:50:01+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|News|Comments Off on MELC’s Thank You Cocktail and 15th Anniversary

The Park Extension Legal Clinic opens its doors on June 19, 2017

On Monday June 19th 2017, the Park Extension Legal Clinic will open its doors to the public. This is the third service point run by the Mile End Legal Clinic. Like the organization’s service points in the Mile End and Little Burgundy neighbourhoods, it will offer free legal services to community members on a walk-in [...]

By | 2017-08-10T10:35:06+00:00 July 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Park Extension Legal Clinic opens its doors on June 19, 2017

MELC is hiring a Legal Director!

JOB OPPORTUNITY - Legal Director for the new Park Extension Legal Clinic service point Having received funding to open a third service point, the Mile End Legal Clinic (MELC) is recruiting a Legal Director to oversee the opening and operations of the new Park Extension Legal Clinic (PELC), as well as help manage case files from MELC’s other two [...]

By | 2017-12-12T12:54:08+00:00 February 1st, 2017|News|Comments Off on MELC is hiring a Legal Director!

$15,900 of donations raised

Thanks to generous donations from members of the legal community, law firms, companies and supporters, we have reached and surpassed our $15K goal for a total of $15,900 in donations! A huge THANK YOU for supporting our mission to increase access to justice! For those who would still like to contribute, here is the link [...]

By | 2017-10-25T10:53:32+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on $15,900 of donations raised

One Hour of Your Time Campaign

From October 11th to November 11th, 2016, the Mile End Legal Clinic is calling on members of the legal community, professionals and supporters of our organization to donate the value of one billable hour of their time. Our clinics in the Mile End and the Little Burgundy neighbourhoods help 400 people per year, and growing – help [...]

By | 2017-10-25T10:52:22+00:00 October 13th, 2016|News|Comments Off on One Hour of Your Time Campaign

MELC Annual Report 2015-2016

The Mile End Legal Clinic's 2015-2016 Annual Report is now online. To learn more about our activities during the last year, as well as read testimonials from our partners, like the Mile-End Mission, the Tyndale St-Georges Community Centre, and our volunteers lawyers, clients and student interns click here!

By | 2017-10-25T11:31:31+00:00 October 10th, 2016|News|Comments Off on MELC Annual Report 2015-2016