Legal Aid Saskatchewan is currently one of the only staff based legal aid plans in Canada. Over 85% of the 27,000 cases a year are handled by lawyers and staff who work full time for Legal Aid Saskatchewan.
The breakdown of that staff is as follows:
Legal Director 13
Legal Assistant (Paralegal) 8
Articling Student 2
Support Staff 53
Head Office Administration 16
Legal Aid Saskatchewan is composed of 13 Area Offices (plus 1 Head Office) in 11 communities across Saskatchewan. Each office serves clients within a certain geographical boundary and each office, although governed by broad policies, is independently operated and adapts to the communities it serves.