Lawyers in our Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver offices participated within the Refugee Sponsorship Support Program, a pro bono program that assisted Canadian sponsors with Syrian refugee sponsorship functions. Located in Costa Rica, EARTH offers a four-year undergraduate program in agricultural sciences and pure resources management and supplies a world-class scientific and technological training that emphasizes values, ethical entrepreneurship and environmental and social commitment. Dentons litigators volunteer as responsibility counsel for unrepresented lawyers appearing before the Law Society of Ontario’s Hearing Panel in disciplinary proceedings. Lawyers in our Vancouver workplace, characterize the main defendant in a defamation case with a quantity of defendants arising out of a sexual assault criticism made by the principle defendant against the plaintiff professor and the subsequent internal investigation of the complaint. Dentons seeks to have the claim dismissed as an improper infringement on the best to expression under BC’s new Protection of Public Participation Act.
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Additionally, Dechert was instrumental in working with the Court of Common Pleas to increase this system to incorporate a volunteer-staffed necessary mediation program for landlord-tenant appeals. Assisted shoppers with the expunction of sure past legal charges and convictions, thus rising purchasers’ chances of acquiring employment and housing, through volunteer work with the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy. Represented juvenile refugees who fled their houses due to political or domestic violence, and who’re looking for asylum in the us and are unable to return residence, pursuant to the Special Immigrant Juvenile Status program.