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Lawyer

May 11 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Civil law, Family, Human rights, Wills, Trust, Estates, Legal, Paralegal
Swift Current, SK

PERMANENT LAWYER

SWIFT CURRENT AREA OFFICE

WHO WE ARE

Our mission at Legal Aid Saskatchewan is to “help achieve fair, balanced, and respectful justice for people in Saskatchewan by providing accessible and professional legal services in criminal and family law to eligible people”

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Legal Director, some of the key responsibilities of the Lawyer are:

Conduct of assigned files to professional standards and in accordance with the policies and procedures of Legal Aid Saskatchewan & the Law Society of Saskatchewan

Negotiate competent resolutions of files to achieve fair, early and lasting outcomes for clients

Work independently on cases as assigned by the Legal Director

Complete and accurate time entry and record keeping

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

3 plus years’ of experience in criminal and family law

Law degree from a recognized law school

Member in good standing with the Law Society of Saskatchewan

Technologically savvy with a keen enthusiasm for learning new systems including, computer literacy in MS Office, web-based legal research tools, and other web-based resources

Commitment to social justice and an understanding of the needs and challenges faced by low-income and marginalized communities

Demonstrated time management and ability to deal with conflicting priorities and deadlines

COMPENSATION

The salary range for the position is $81,338 to $146,801 per annum, based on experience

The incumbent is entitled to 6 weeks off per annum (vacation plus EDO’s) and 13 Statutory Holidays

Comprehensive health & dental benefits package

Group Defined Contribution Plan with employer matching

INTERESTED?

Send your resumé & cover letter to: recruitment@legalaid.sk.ca indicating position #14-02 in the subject line.

We thank all applicants, however only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

LAS is a unionized environment. Our Lawyers and Support Staff belong to CUPE, Local 1949

Legal Aid strives to be an inclusive and equitable workplace and encourages applications from people of Aboriginal

ancestry, of visible minority groups, with disabilities, women seeking management and non-traditional roles and persons from other historically excluded communities. Legal Aid Saskatchewan has an employment equity program approved by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.