British Columbia Law Institute
1822 East Mall
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1
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Voice: (604) 822-0142
Fax: (604) 822-0144
Public parking is available at the North Parkade.
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Are you looking for legal advice?
The British Columbia Law Institute is sadly unable to offer legal advice or make referrals. That said, a number of different resources are available for B.C. residents seeking legal advice or information.
Voice: (604) 687-4680
Dial-A-Law is a service that allows callers to listen to scripts written by lawyers that provide general legal information on a number of subjects. For more information, check out its website.
BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support
Toll-Free: 1-866-437-1940 (toll free)
Available 8am-8pm daily (excluding holidays)
BCCEAS¬†operates the Seniors Abuse & Information Line to offer a safe space for older adults, and those who care about them, to¬†talk to someone about situations where they feel they are being abused or mistreated, or to receive information about elder abuse prevention.
The Lawyer Referral Service
Available 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday
The Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is funded by the Law Foundation of British Columbia and operated by the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Branch (CBABC). The LRS program enables the public to access lawyers and provides the opportunity to have a consultation with a lawyer for up to 30 minutes for a fee of $25 plus tax.
Access Pro Bono BC
Access Pro Bono BC strives to increase access to justice for individuals and non-profit organizations of limited means throughout BC. Visit their website to determine if you qualify for their services.