Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Sherry MacLennan

Sherry MacLennan is Vice President of Public Legal Information & Applications for the Legal Services Society of British Columbia.
Sherry joined LSS as a staff lawyer in 2000, and moved into an administrative role to implement BC’s family duty counsel program. She managed intake and regional centres before her appointment as Director, (now Vice President) in 2009.  Sherry’s accountabilities included intake, Aboriginal services and community & publishing services. In 2018, Sherry assumed accountability for the digital delivery of legal aid. She spearheaded MyLawBC, a site internationally recognized for its empowering application of branching logic to everyday legal problems. MyLawBC will see the addition of online dispute resolution this summer, making LSS the first Canadian legal aid plan to offer such a service.   Sherry is engaged in access to justice issues and is an advisory board member for Pro Bono Students Canada and the National Self Represented Litigant Project. She frequently presents on technology and access to justice.