The Clinic provides legal services to the Ottawa community. Staffed by lawyers and law students, the Clinic provides public legal education, legal advice, and representation at court for a variety of criminal, family and tenant-related matters. We also assist women who have been victims of violence in obtaining compensation.

About the Clinic

Community Legal Clinic Contact Information

Due to COVID-19, our office is closed to the public until further notice. Effective May 19, 2020, we will resume offering services by telephone. Please call us at 613-562-5600 if you are in need of legal assistance. 

17 Copernicus Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5600

Our business hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


If you require legal assistance, please contact the University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic (the “Clinic”) at (613) 562-5600 to schedule an in-person intake interview.

Please note that the Clinic will not schedule intake interviews for new clients on statutory holidays, or during student exam and training sessions.

We offer drop-in hours at our Satellite Clinic on the Carleton University Campus for Carleton University students. Our office is located in the conference room inside the Graduate Students Association offices located on the 6th floor of the University Centre. The day and time of this service change each semester. Please contact the Clinic for intake hours at our Carleton Satellite Clinic at (613) 562-5600.

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