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About Us

People's Law School is a non-profit society in British Columbia, dedicated to making the law accessible to everyone. We provide free education and information to help people effectively deal with the legal problems of daily life.

Our vision

Our vision is a province where people have the knowledge, skills and attitudes to resolve everyday legal matters. Learn more about our vision and strategy and the resources we offer.

Our history

Founded in 1972 by a committed group of UBC law students, People's Law School was the first organization in Canada dedicated exclusively to educating the public about the law. Learn more about our history.

Our Board

Our Board of Directors keep us focused on the organization's vision and strategy, and provide oversight on our finances and governance. Meet our Board.

Our team

Our staff team is passionate about making the law accessible and understandable by the public. Meet our team.

Our funders

We are grateful for the generosity of our funders who support us and our key initiatives that advance access to justice for British Columbians. Thanks to our funders.