Why Choose the Poverty Law Intensive at Parkdale Community Legal Services?

If you’re thinking about applying for an intensive or clinical program for next year, learn why alumni can’t say enough good things about their experience in the Poverty Law Intensive   If you’ve ever talked to alumni of the Poverty Law Intensive, you’ll have noticed that we are almost cultishly enthusiastic about our experience in …

An Unexpected Experience at Parkdale Community Legal Services

Being a summer caseworker at Parkdale Community Legal Services (“PCLS”) has historically brought with it experiences and opportunities that are interesting, exciting, and challenging. Students are expected to carry at least twenty active files and taught necessary lawyering skills, while also dedicating time to community legal work and campaigns for systemic change. This summer, my …

5 Things Every Osgoode Student Should Know About the Potential Closure of Parkdale Community Legal Services

The Impact of the Vision Report on Experiential Education at Osgoode and Community-Based Legal Clinics in Toronto Osgoode students weren’t just worried about exams and papers at the end of the Fall 2014 term. Almost one hundred students completed a Student Caucus survey about the impact of the Vision Report on Parkdale Community Legal Services …