Doing business with a lawyer
The following is a non-exhaustive list of community legal organizations that may be able to meet your needs. There are more organizations that may be able to help you. If the organizations listed below do not meet your needs, visit the website Boussole juridique, which is a directory of all the organizations in Québec.
Community justice centres promote access to justice by fostering citizen participation through information, support and referral services provided as a complement to existing resources.
The mission of the Clinique Droit de cité is to provide support to marginalized individuals to help them rectify their legal situation or defend their rights.
The Legal Clinic of the Barreau du Québec contributes to accessibility to justice for the public while offering experiential learning to students at the École du Barreau. By offering free, simple and effective services, the Clinic is a practical gateway into the justice system.
Through its three service points located in three community organizations in three different neighbourhoods (Mile End, Little Burgundy and Park Extension), the Clinic offers weekly free walk-in consultation sessions to individuals from the greater Montreal region. The law students and lawyers who volunteer at the MELC provide legal information, advice and support in various legal fields.
The Mobile Legal Clinic’s mission is to promote access to justice for the homeless, the impoverished and the marginalized members of our society.
The Novalex Legal Clinic is a non-profit organization that provides pro bono legal services to eligible individuals, NPOs and social enterprises.
Éducaloi is a neutral and independent organization with a recognized expertise in legal education and clear legal communication. Its mission is to explain the law to Quebecers in everyday language and enhance their legal competencies.
The Young Bar of Montreal offers free legal services to the public: hearing preparation assistance, call-in legal clinic, on-site small claims mediation, legal information service at the Montreal Municipal Court and LET’S TALK LAW service for 12- to 20-year-olds.
Offers legal services at a very modest cost to people who are refused legal aid, but who are unable to pay to defend their rights. Certain eligibility criteria apply.
Brings together volunteer lawyers to help people who are unable to pay to defend their rights. Certain conditions apply.