Staff lawyer

Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes

Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes is seeking a lawyer.

The Clinic, funded by Legal Aid Ontario, provides legal services to persons with low income in the Counties of Simcoe and Haliburton and the City of Kawartha Lakes, an area of over 12,000 square kilometers. The Clinic provides services from its headquarters in Orillia and seven satellite offices, located throughout its catchment area.

The Clinic’s principal practice areas are disability issues, income maintenance, housing, workers’ compensation, employment law, human rights, consumer law and civil litigation. It is engaged in extensive public legal education and community outreach programs and prides itself on its innovative approach to the delivery of its services.

Qualifications:

  • Member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Excellent advocacy and legal skills
  • Commitment to providing high quality legal advice and representation to the disadvantaged
  • Fluency in French an asset
  • Legal clinic experience an asset
  • Valid driver’s licence

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please submit your covering letter and resume demonstrating how you meet the above qualifications by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018 by mail, fax, or e-mail, or in person to:

Hiring Committee, c/o Leanne Johnston
Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes
71 Colborne St. E., PO Box 275 Orillia, ON L3V 6J6
Email: johnstol@lao.on.ca

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information regarding the Clinic, please visit www.communitylegalclinic.ca

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