The TRU Legal Clinic Society was incorporated with TRU as the sole Member. It is the legal entity whose purpose is to provide legal assistance through the TRU Community Legal Clinic (“TRU CLC”).
TRU CLC is mandated to provide legal services to low income clients, as well as opportunities for practical learning for students from the TRU Faculty of Law. This work includes case files, community outreach and public legal education.
The Part-Time Supervising Lawyer is responsible for training and supervising student clinicians, providing litigation support to student clinicians and assisting with the day-to-day operations of the TRU CLC in conjunction with other Clinic staff.
The Part-Time Supervising Lawyer works with the Clinic staff, under the direction of the Executive Director, to supervise TRU Law students in the provision of legal assistance, which may include drafting various documents for clients, including pleadings for small claims matters, simple wills, powers of attorney, and representation agreements and other matters as permitted by the Law Society of B.C.
This position is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of TRU CLC, including:
This is a part time (20 hours/week) position.
Executive Director, TRU CLC
This position requires an individual who: has a LLB or a JD from a Canadian law school or from another common law country; is a member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia, or of another common law province’s law society; and who demonstrates the following attributes:
Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview