Director, pubic legal information and applications, Legal Aid BC
Sherry joined the Legal Services Society as a staff lawyer in 2000, following a career in private practice in both BC and Saskatchewan. While at LSS, she has worked in a number of capacities that saw her implement the family duty counsel program and later manage intake, offices and local agents. Since becoming director in 2009, Sherry has overseen the integration of information and referral services in the application process, the expansion of public legal education and information services to include community partners and enhanced Aboriginal services. Sherry is the Chair of the BC Public Legal Education & Information Working Group and sits on the advisory committees of two national access to justice projects, the National Self-Represented Litigant Project and the Evolving Legal Services project.
Sessions featuring Sherry MacLennan
• Day 2: MyLawBC demonstration and discussion, 2:20-3:05 pm