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
  • Lawyer 87
  • Legal Assistant (Paralegal) 8
  • Articling Student 2
  • Support Staff 53
  • Head Office Administration 16
  • Total 179

Organizational Structure

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. 

The organizational structure is as follows: