Indigenous Advisory Committee Application Period Open

August 24, 2018

The Law Society of Alberta has committed to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in a thoughtful and collaborative way that builds and strengthens relationships with Indigenous peoples and communities.

The Law Society has established the Indigenous Advisory Committee to obtain feedback and input on the initiatives of the Law Society. This will advance the goals of truth and reconciliation, particularly surrounding access to justice for Indigenous peoples and cultural competency development for lawyers.  The Committee will work with the Indigenous Initiatives Liaison.

The Law Society is looking for committed individuals to become a part of the Committee. The Law Society is seeking (5) five members of the Law Society of Alberta in good standing, at least (4) four of whom must be Indigenous, and (2) Two Indigenous members of the public.

Participation in the Committee is voluntary, and no remuneration will be provided.  Parking and mileage costs will be reimbursed in accordance with Law Society policy.

To apply and for inquiries:

Please submit a letter of intent and CV to:
Koren Lightning-Earle
Indigenous Initiatives Liaison

Deadline: September 17, 2018