Summer Clinics Listings

Three of Allard Law's clinics are offered in the summer.  Full information about the clinics, including how to apply, is available on the Clinics webpage. Clinics are only available to current Allard JD students.


LAW 488.001 CLINICAL TERM: INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY LEGAL CLINIC (11 credits) - Patricia Barkaskas, Mark Gervin & LAW 489.001 CLINICAL TERM: PAPER - INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY LEGAL CLINIC (4 credits) – Patricia Barkaskas

  • LAW 488.001 & LAW 489.001 Syllabus
  • Lecture Class Days and Time:  Thurs, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.., Thurs, Location: Allard Hall, room 111
  • Clinic Dates:  May 7 – August 10
  • Final Paper:  Due at 1:00 p.m. on July 27


LAW 379D.001 Externship:  Women’s Legal Clinic (11 credits) & LAW 380C.001 Externship Reflection: Women’s Legal Clinic – seminar (4 credits) – Kim Hawkins, Vandana Sood, Rajwant Mangat

  • LAW 379D.001 & LAW 380C.001 Syllabus
  • Location:  201-456 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
  • Class Dates:  May 7 – August 10
  • Final Paper:  Due at 1:00 p.m. on July 27
  • Time Commitment:
    • The Women’s Legal Centre is open to the public from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Students will be expected to be on-site at the Centre Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Students are not required to attend the Centre on Fridays, but are welcome to be present at the Centre to work on client files or on their academic papers.
    • Students must attend a three-week orientation session beginning Monday, May 7. This orientation session will include, along with other activities, four of the scheduled seminar classes. A detailed schedule will be provided at the start of orientation. After orientation, students will attend a three-hour seminar on Thursday afternoons from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The seminar will be held on site at the Centre.

LAW 491.001 Law Students Legal Advice Program (6 credits) – Chris Heslinga

  • Dates:  May 7 – August 10
  • Restricted to a limited number of upper year students who (a) in their first or second year have participated in the provision of legal services to the public through the Law Students Legal Advice Program, and (b) continue that participation in their second or third year. Credit will be granted for only one of LAW 488, LAW 490, or LAW 491.  Registration by permission only.  Students may not self-register.  Please contact instructor, Chris Heslinga, at for more information.
  • Students registered in the summer LAW 491.001  (LSLAP) are not permitted to register in any other summer course except for LAW 372.001 Administrative Law (offered in the evening).