Lawyer

Legal Aid Saskatchewan
Posting Date:
Jan 23, 2023
Company/Firm:
Legal Aid Saskatchewan
Area of Law:
Criminal and Family law
Position Type:
Full Time
Deadline:
Feb 23, 2023
Experience:
1-3 years

Description

Working for Legal Aid Saskatchewan (LAS) is more than just a job. It's an opportunity to help people who need it the most and to ensure each client receives the access to justice afforded to them under the law.

LAS is currently looking for motivated and energetic lawyers to fill full time permanent and term positions in the following locations:

  • North Battleford (two permanent and two term positions, approx. 18 months)
  • La Ronge (one permanent position)
  • Prince Albert (two term position, approx. 12 and 18 months)
  • Regina City (one term position, approx. 12 months)
  • Saskatoon Rural (one term position, approx. 12 months)

These are great opportunities for lawyers who want to be part of a collegial team that promotes a collaborative and respectful working environment. 

Benefits include a salary range for the position of $ 82,965.11 to 149,740.94 per annum; a comprehensive benefits package inclusive of a pension plan; entitlement of 6 weeks off per annum and 14 Statutory Holidays, with additional benefits only applicable to the La Ronge office which include a $200 monthly northern allowance and an additional week of special vacation.

Applicants should be Lawyers eligible to practice in Saskatchewan. We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal ancestry, persons of a visible minority group, persons with disabilities and women seeking management and non-traditional roles. LAS has an employment equity program approved by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.

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

Legal Aid Saskatchewan provides accessible and professional legal services in criminal and family law to eligible people.

We are a publicly funded organization championing access to justice through professional legal services. Our team of staff lawyers and administration support adult and youth clients with criminal matters and family law issues. Full legal services are provided to clients who are financially eligible. Duty counsel service is provided to in-custody clients, regardless of financial status, at all 74 Provincial Courthouses and circuit points. Legal advice through the Brydges Line is available to those arrested or detained, regardless of financial status. Summary advice and information may be provided to anyone by a Legal Aid Saskatchewan lawyer about a wide range of matters if they involve no more than a brief interview or telephone call.

Legal Aid Saskatchewan has 14 offices throughout the province in the communities of Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, North Battleford, Melfort, La Ronge, Meadow Lake, Yorkton and Estevan.

The Legal Aid Act and The Legal Aid Regulations provide the legislative mandate for The Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission, also known as Legal Aid Saskatchewan.

We have been proud supporters of access to justice since 1974.

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