Some of the independent resources available for you to connect with a lawyer, whether you are under arrest or not, include:
Law Society of Alberta Lawyer Referral Service
The Law Society’s Lawyer Referral service helps you connect with a lawyer that is suited to your situation. For more information, visit their website or call their toll-free contact number.
Student Legal Services of Edmonton
Criminal Law Project phone: 780-425-3356
The Student Legal Services Criminal Law Project provides legal information and assistance in Provincial Court for individuals charged with minor criminal and quasi-criminal offences (impaired driving, assault, theft under $5000, and more). More information on how Student Legal Services can assist you can be found through their website. Student Legal Services does not provide legal advice.
Legal Aid Alberta
Legal Aid Alberta provides affordable legal services in family law, domestic violence, child welfare, immigration, and youth and adult criminal defense.