Pro Bono - Important Dates

Dates & Deadlines (2017-2018)

July 14, 2017

Project Description Forms requested from organizations

August 2017

Deadline for Lawyer and Organization Agreement forms

Late August, 2017

Application form with project descriptions will be distributed to all students

September 11, 2017

Application Deadline for upper year students

September 13, 2017

PBSC Launch Event

September 15, 2017

Application Deadline for first year students

September 18, 2017

Announcement of placements

September 20, 2017

Deadline for all students to accept their placements

Late September, 2017

Mandatory PBSC training sessions for all participating students

October 2017

Placements begin

Late October, 2017

WestlawNext Canada provides legal research training

November 2017

Monitoring of placements with students, organizations, and lawyer supervisors

December 2017

Exam break – students do not volunteer and PBSC office is closed

January 2018

Placements resume

February 2018

Monitoring of placements with students, organizations, and lawyer supervisors

Late March 2018

Placements end

Students must provide Volunteer Statistics Log to program coordinators

All stakeholders must complete satisfaction survey

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