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Executive Director, Carol Barkwell, introduced Pamela Cross, our Legal Director, before Pam received the Guthrie Award from the Law Foundation of Ontario on October 17. It is a tremendous honour to celebrate Pamela Cross today. I can think of no …

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On Thursday October 17, Pamela Cross, our Legal Director, was honoured with the Guthrie Award by the Law Foundation of Ontario. Her acceptance speech follows. Her speech was also vidoe-taped. Watch it on YouTube. I am deeply honoured to be …

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The Virtual Legal Clinic serves women in rural and remote communities of Ontario. Foundation grants and lawyers providing freely of their time have allowed Luke’s Place to continue to offer this unique service to isolated women who have been subjected …

Luke’s Place Virtual Legal Clinic continues thanks to our supporters! Read More »

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In September we announced the launch of our online training for lawyers, “Effective Lawyering with Clients Leaving Abusive Relationships.” We’ve received a great deal of interest in the course and lots of positive feedback. Here’s what lawyers who have completed …

Course for lawyers a great success! Read More »

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Family law cases involving violence against women are complicated, time consuming, stressful, challenging and can be dangerous for both the client and her lawyer. Yet effective lawyering is essential to ensure a positive outcome that allows the client and her …

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Lawyers committed to access to justice are encouraged to consider joining the Luke’s Place virtual legal clinic. Be part of an innovative project to provide summary legal advice to survivors of intimate partner violence. Our virtual legal clinic uses web-based …

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Luke’s Place is establishing a virtual legal clinic for women who have left abusive relationships and are involved with family court. Using web-based video conferencing, the clinic will connect women in rural and remote areas to family law lawyers elsewhere. …

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