Community Legal Aid

Site: Windsor - Ouellette Ave

Service: Legal Assistance

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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-253-7150
Fax 519-253-0358
Primary Contact Jonquil Belanger, Administrative Assistant and Law Clerk, Community Legal Aid; Phone: (Business) 519-253-7150 ext 5221; Email:
Alternate Contact Janet Coop, Receptionist and Law Clerk; Phone: (Business) 519-253-7150; Email:
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Free legal services provided by volunteer law students from the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor  
* available to those who qualify financially and jurisdictionally.  
Services include: 
* tenant matters 
* Highway Traffic and provincial offences 
* summary conviction criminal matters 
* student affairs 
* Small Claims Court (limited) 
* public legal education and law reform 
* family law (Ontario Court of Justice only) 
* affidavits and notarization available for a small fee 
* A legal resource guide is available to public.  
* CLA is a Student Legal Aid Services Society legal clinic .
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm * by appointment only
Areas Served Essex County ; Windsor
Eligibility Persons who qualify jurisdictionally and financially
Application * Appointment required 
* Financial Needs assessment required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Interpretation for other languages can be readily accessed * call for details
Fees Service - Disbursements for court costs need to be paid by client * small fee for Notary Service ; None - for legal services ; Fees and disbursements payable by client.
Agency Information
Established 1970
Primary Executive Marion Overholt, Executive Director, Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public
Alternate Executive James (Jim) Yaworsky, Barrister, Solicitor, Notary Public and Review Counsel
Funding City / Town - University of Windsor (Student's Admin Council) ; Provincial - Legal Aid Ontario and University of Windsor (Student's Administrative Council)
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
443 Ouellette Ave, 2nd Flr
Windsor, ON N9A 4J2
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Park St W
Bus Routes Transway 1C
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom, Entrance and Elevator
Other Details
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