Christopher Heslinga

Chris is the civil supervising lawyer for the UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program (LSLAP). He also teaches at the law school. He previously practiced family law and civil litigation, and was a supervising lawyer for the UBC Indigenous Community Legal Clinic. Chris is passionate about mental health law and provides representation for individuals detained or certified under the Mental Health Act, through the Mental Health Law Program at the Community Legal Assistance Society.

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Christopher Heslinga

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