News

  • Job Posting: Executive Director

  • Posting Date: January 5, 2018 Deadline: January 31, 2018 Location: Calgary, AB DESCRIPTION The Alberta Lawyers’ Assistance Society (Assist) is an independent, charitable society that provides a variety of confidential supports to lawyers, articling students, and law students in Alberta. Assist began over 30 years ago as an informal group of lawyers helping other lawyers […]


  • AssistFit: Weekly Yoga (Calgary)

  • AssistFit provides the legal community in Calgary with complimentary yoga sessions every week. lead by our lawyer and judiciary volunteers, who are certified fitness instructors. Yoga helps professionals manage stress, focus better, sleep deeper, and ease pain. We encourage you to join us in maintaining a healthy lifestyle with other lawyers, law students, and guests. Tuesdays at […]


  • Assist In Your Community – Newsletter

  • Assist is proud to present our online newsletter, Assist In Your Community. It is a quarterly publication, designed to keep you up to date on what Assist accomplishes, including events offered, health tips and information of interest to lawyers and law students in Alberta. Click to view our editions: Fifteenth Edition: Positive Law Firm Culture Fourteenth Edition: […]


  • AssistFit

  • AssistFit is one of Assist’s programs that brings the legal community together around fun and healthy activities. The program offers fitness and cultural events every month in Edmonton, Calgary, and Lethbridge. Events are open to lawyers, law students, support staff, and guests. To receive updates with event details, please email Heather Patrao to get added to our mailing lists: communications@lawyersassist.ca. […]


  • 2017 Speaker Series

  • Assist has partnered with the Chartered Professional Accountants’ (CPA) Assistance program to offer a series featuring celebrity speakers on the importance of mental health in the legal profession. We invite the legal community, support staff, and your guests to join us. Elevate Dinner: Featuring Guest Speaker, Margaret Trudeau Agenda 5:30pm – Registration & Networking 6:00pm – […]