Category Archives: General ELLA Announcements

September Meeting: 2016/2017 Business Meeting

Edmonton Law Libraries Association
Monday September 19th, 2016
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Boardroom B2, Law Courts Building South (lower level)
1A Sir Winston Churchill Square

In our initial meeting of the 2016-2017 fiscal year we will be collecting membership dues, updating you on our finances and discussing future sessions.

If you have an item to add to the agenda, please contact

Please pass this notice along to anyone you think would like to participate!

Lunch will be provided | $10 Members, $15 Non-Members

Please R.S.V.P. to by Thursday, September 15th.

With the arrival of a new fiscal year comes the renewal of association memberships. Be sure to renew your membership with the association’s online membership form.  Submit the online form; then provide payment to the Secretary-Treasurer, Jane Symons. This can be done either in person at the meeting, or by mail at the address below.  Make cheques payable to Edmonton Law Libraries Association. The membership fee remains at $25.00 a year.

Alberta Queen’s Printer is hiring!

Alberta Queen’s Printer is responsible to market, publish and distribute Alberta’s laws, legislative materials and official resources for the Government of Alberta.  Alberta Queen’s Printer is currently seeking to hire a Publishing and Projects Coordinator to join our team.

Please forward this opportunity onto anyone who may be interested in joining our team and would enjoy the challenges of ensuring that citizens and the legal community at large have accurate as well as timely access to the laws, Alberta Gazette and related legislative materials.

This job posting will be open until August 30, 2016. 

If you have any questions about this role feel free to contact Gisele Abt or Jane Grimstead at 780-415-8893.

CALL/ACBD Webinar – The Lean Law Library: How to Apply Process Improvement Concepts to your Organization

In case you weren’t able to make it out to the CALL/ACBD Annual Conference this year, the CALL/ACBD Webinar Sub-Committee is bringing back one of its most popular sessions that features our very own ELLA member, Shaunna Mireau!

The Lean Law Library: How to Apply Process Improvement Concepts to Your Organization
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
1:00-2:30 PM (EST)

For more information and to register for the webinar, please visit the CALL/ACBD website!

Annual General Meeting 2016

Edmonton Law Libraries Association
Monday, June 27, 2016
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Boardroom B2, Lower Level, Law Courts Building South
1A Sir Winston Churchill Square

Please find the agenda for this year’s AGM below. If you have any items you wish added to the agenda, please let us know.

2016 ELLA AGM Agenda

Lunch will be provided.

Please R.S.V.P. to by Thursday, June 23rd, 2016.

Centre for Public Legal Education-Now Hiring

The Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA) is looking for two progressive individuals committed to advancing access to justice to join our multi-disciplinary team! We are currently seeking a full-time Public Legal Education Lawyer and a full-time Community Development and Education Specialist ( Renowned for its educational activities in addressing justice-related issues, CPLEA has well-established relationships locally, nationally, and internationally within the legal, research, education, library, and non-profit sectors. CPLEA develops online and print public legal education resources and conducts workshops throughout Alberta.

Public Legal Education Lawyer
As the Public Legal Education Lawyer, you will conduct legal and community-based research to develop engaging and effective plain language legal resources to enhance Albertans’ access to justice. You will conduct interactive legal education workshops throughout Alberta for community members and frontline service providers to empower Albertans and support public engagement with the law.

Working with an experienced and dynamic multidisciplinary team of professional, technical, and support staff, you will also be responsible for managing special projects as assigned and conducting legal review of materials developed by other staff members.

To learn more about this position and how to apply, click here. The deadline for applications is July 29, 2015.

Community Development and Education Specialist
As the Community Development and Education Specialist, you will regularly engage and collaborate with vulnerable communities to identify public legal education learning needs and develop educational resources to meet these needs. Working in a multi-disciplinary team environment, you will bring expertise in community development, instructional design, and adult education best practices. Depending on the size and nature of the project, you may have primary responsibility for developing educational materials, in consultation with a staff lawyer, or may lead a project team with several members.

To learn more about this position and how to apply, click here. The deadline for applications is July 29, 2015.