The purpose of CLASSIC is to provide legal assistance to low-income, historically disadvantaged Saskatchewan residents (with particular attention to the needs of Aboriginal peoples) through a legal clinic that meets the needs of the community. This provides students with clinical experience, new insights into the social reality of law, and also fosters ethic of social justice and cultural understanding.
About COMMUNITY LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICES FOR SASKATOON INNER CITY INC. (CLASSIC)
We are a non-profit organization providing legal services to historically disadvantaged, low income persons. Assistance is provided by law students from the University of Saskatchewan under direct supervision of a staff lawyer. Through the Walk-in Advocacy Clinic we provide legal services to eligible persons in the areas of landlord/tenant disputes; tribunal appeals such as SGI, CPP, WCB, EI, etc.; Small Claims matters; and more, where people would otherwise be unrepresented. Through the Legal Advice Clinic, pro bono lawyers provide advice and guidance during free, half hour sessions with clients.
What People Are Saying
"Very informative - great service offered to the community"
— LAC Client
"You all have made my difficult time much easier to handle! Thank you all so much for everything you did. "
— WAC Client
"The lawyer's I've seen try really hard to help which I liked. About all three that worked on my case. If I needed help again CLASSIC's lawyers would be there for me. I also want to thank the girls that worked up front. Thank you."
— WAC Client