With the active support of our members, the Alberta Branch’s Committees play an important role in guiding our work and providing strategic input. Our Standing Committees advise the Alberta Branch on overarching issues, while our Section Committees deal with topics that cross several areas of legal practice.
Access to Justice Committee
The mandate of the Access to Justice Committee is to promote public awareness and understanding of, and respect for the judicial system, through the developments and implementation of branch initiatives.
Agenda for Justice & Advocacy Committee
The mandate of the Agenda for Justice & Advocacy Committee is to review and coordinate backgrounders and positions for the Alberta Branch Agenda for Justice.
The mandate of the Editorial Committee is to provide a relevant and informative communications publication for all members of the legal profession in Alberta, and to set topics, advertising policies and editorial standards for the publication in cooperation with CBA Alberta staff.
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
The mandate of the Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to promote and implement Branch initiatives on equity issues.
Inns of Court
The mandate of the Inns of Court Committee is to organize an Inns of Court program to provide an opportunity for lawyers ten years at the bar or less to develop professionally through education and networking with senior members of the Bench and bar.
Voice of the Profession Committee
The mandate of the Voice of the Profession Committee is to advocate on issues that are of interest to, and to the benefit of members, in Alberta, and does not advocate on issues that are for the benefit of the public generally, including without limitation, access to justice matters and any other matters that are within the current mandate of the Agenda for Justice Committee of CBA Alberta.
Leader Development Committee
The Leader Development Committee ensures that volunteer leaders in CBA Alberta are qualified and skilled persons capable of, and committed to, effectively leading CBA Alberta.
Legislation & Law Reform Committee
The mandate of the Legislation & Law Reform Committee is to review and comment on bills introduced in the Alberta Legislative.