Staff Lawyer Position - Nova Scotia Legal Aid

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Position: Contract Staff Lawyer position in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia practicing Criminal law, and some Social Justice law. Initial one-year contract with potential to become permanent.

Qualification: Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society with a thorough understanding of Criminal 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: Friday, February 9, 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

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 applicantions from historically disadvantaged groups, including: Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities, 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 applicaton 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: 
Friday, February 9, 2018