Apply to join the Office of the Children's Lawyer Clinical Panel

Each year, the OCL assists children in over 10,000 cases; a significant portion of these are assigned to Clinicians who provide clinical services in Custody and Access disputes.

We are proud of the work we do and are committed to making a difference for our clients. We also strive to provide accessible services that are responsive to the needs of a diverse population.

The Children’s Lawyer selects qualified Clinicians to provide clinical services on behalf of children in Custody and Access cases.


We are accepting applications for the Clinical Panel. Priority consideration will be given to applications where a need for additional panel members has been identified.

Successful candidates possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent and have demonstrated directly related experience in working with families and children.

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If you wish to apply to join the Clinical Panel, please access the following link to the OCL’s empanelment website. This website provides detailed information about the application process to become a member of the Clinical Panel.