Managing Lawyer and/or Staff Lawyer Position - Nova Scotia Legal Aid

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Position:  Managing Lawyer and/or Staff Lawyer position in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia practicing family law.  Initial one year contract with potential to become permanent.

Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society with a thorough understanding of Family Law.  Candidate should have experience in representing clients before the courts.  Competency to conduct legal proceedings in both the English and French languages would be an asset.  Start date to be as soon as possible.

Salary Range:  Per Legal Aid salary scale based on "Relevant Experience" as determined by the Commission at time of hire plus benefits.

Closing Date:  Wednesday, Janaury 31, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Reply To

Amy Dickson, Operations Administrative Assistant

Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission

920-1701 Hollis Street

Halifax, NS   B3J 3M8

902-420-3471 Fax

Amy.Dickson@nslegalaid.ca

 

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  We have an Employment Equity Policy and welcome applications from historically disadvantaged groups, including:  Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabiilities, and Women in occupations or position where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or resume.

While we appreicate receiving all applications. only applicants selected for an inerview will be contacted.  All applications will be held in strict confidence.

Expiry Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018