Associate Position At LaFosse Macleod

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LaFosse MacLeod, a law firm in Sydney, N.S., is currently offering an immediate career opportunity for an associate lawyer within our litigation department to work within a team environment. This is an excellent opportunity for a lawyer to be introduced to challenging work and potentially secure a leadership role in the future. The successful candidate must be a member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The candidate's responsibilities will include:

  • Handling client files in all areas of litigation
  • Assisting senior counsel with respect to all aspects of litigation, including research and drafting opinions
  • Drafting documents, pleadings and agreements
  • Conducting discoveries, trials and hearings

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in family and insurance law considered an asset
  • Highly motivated, with strong career commitment and aspiration for professional growth.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational skills for managing client files in a timely and orderly manner
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Quicklaw and DivorceMate software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

CONTACT

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please forward a complete resume with references to Guy LaFosse at glafosse@lafossemacleod.ca on or before June 6, 2014.

Expiry Date: 
Friday, June 6, 2014