Careers | We’re Hiring Litigation Paralegal | Halifax Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial
Cox & Palmer is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is a member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN) and Pride at Work Canada. Contact Name Tammy Goodwin Manager, Legal Support Services, Halifax, NS
Status: Full Time, Term (4 months summer 2022 placement, followed by 1 year articling placement in 2023-2024)
Date Posted: November 19, 2021
Closing Date: January 10, 2022
Ecojustice is Canada's largest environmental law charity. Our mission is to use the law to defend nature, combat climate change and fight for a healthy environment for all. Our strategic, innovative public interest lawsuits lead to nation-wide precedents and deliver concrete solutions to our most urgent environmental problems.
About the Role:
Ecojustice offers a unique articling experience, focusing on environmental law. We are currently seeking one student to work in the Halifax office for both the 2022 summer term and 2023-2024 articling term. Please note that the successful candidate will be expected to be available for the full duration of both these placements.
The student will provide litigation support to our program team of lawyers and scientists by:
You are deeply passionate about the environment and social justice and understand the challenge and complexity of Ecojustice's work. As the ideal candidate, you:
Please submit the following:
For your reference, the timeline we will be following is laid out below:
Application Deadline: January 10, 2022
Interview call day: January 14, 2022
Interview week: January 25-27, 2022
Offers start: January 28, 2022
Ecojustice is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment. We welcome applications from individuals with the relevant technical skills, and especially those who are Indigenous, Black, people of colour, 2SLGBTQ+, and/or members of marginalized populations. If you are a member of any of these groups, we welcome you to self-identify within your application, cover letter, or resume.