MANAGING LAWYER AND/OR STAFF LAWYER - NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID COMMISSION

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Position: Managing Lawyer and/or Staff Lawyer position in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia practicing criminal and family law.  This is an initial one year contract position with the potential to become permanent.

Qualifications:  Successful candidate must be practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society with a thorough understanding of criminal, family and social justice law.  Candidates 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:  Friday, July 13, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Submit your resume with covering letter to:

Amy Dickson
Operations Administrative Assistant
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 Disabilities, and Women in occupations or positions 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 interview will be contacted.  All applications will be held in strict confidence.

Expiry Date: 
Saturday, July 14, 2018