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Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN)

St. John's, Canada
Joined April 2018

We are dedicated to providing legal education and information services to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador, with the mission of increasing and improving access to justice.

Presence in: Canada
Focus: Access to Information, Education, Generalist Legal Services

The Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN) is an independent non-profit that provides general information and education about the law to all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, with the intent of increasing access to justice. Among the services we provide are a Legal Information Line and Lawyer Referral Service, the distribution of plain language legal publications, and the delivery of plain language presentations on a variety of legal topics throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

People Associated With This Organization

Kevin O'Shea

Canada  
Public Legal Information Association of...
Joined April 2018
Interests: Access to Information, Criminal Justice, Education, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance
I am the Executive Director of the Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, a public legal education non-profit based in St. John's, NL, Canada. I also currently serve as the Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Access to Justice Steering Committee. Prior to these roles, I worked as a Crown Attorney for several years in St. John's and completed my LL.M. with a focus in International Crime and Justice and the University of Torino in Turin, Italy.
Kevin O'Shea is the network champion (main point of contact) for Public Legal Information Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (PLIAN).

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