Statement from Allen Benson, CEO, Native Counselling Services of Alberta on Duty Counsel Day
Hi there. I’m Allen Benson, First Nations and CEO of Native Counselling Services of Alberta.
I’d like to acknowledge the Association of Legal Aid (Plans) for recognizing Duty Counsel Day.
Duty counsel has played such an important role in access to justice for Indigenous people, ensuring their rights are protected and good representation.
Thank you for all the hard work you do for Indigenous people.