Legal Resources

Legal Services

  • Dial-a-Law service: In the Lower Mainland call 604.687.4680.  Elsewhere in BC call 1.800.565.5297. Dial-a-Law will provide general legal advice over a wide variety of topics and they also offer a referral service. 


Low Cost or Free Legal Advice


  • Law Student’s Legal Advisory Service –    Most lawyers will offer a free initial consultation so it is recommended to speak with friends/family to get recommendations and call the office to see if they would provide a free consultation. This group does not provide family law advice or representation. 


For Resident Doctors

  • Legal Service Through resident respective EFAP (through their Health Authority) MAY have legal representation as residents are employees. Typically Law Assist is the company which EFAPs contract for one-off legal advice. This is a great place to start as it’s provided at no cost for a consult or two.  


  • Generally speaking, eligible clients have access to one free legal consultation per year in the area of law requested.  Advice is provided by a lawyer.  A session may run 30 to 60 minutes in length over the phone or in-person.  Clients may retain the lawyer they speak to if needed at a discounted rate. This service does not provide consultation in the areas of labour or employment law due to possible conflict of interest.