Careers at LAO

Welcome to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)'s job posting site. We hope you'll spend a few minutes reviewing the available competitions. To apply for a specific position, email your resume to with the job competition number in the subject line.

Other employment opportunities

The positions below are for opportunities currently available outside of Legal Aid Ontario at various community and specialty legal clinics located throughout the province as well as Legal Aid organizations across Canada. Legal clinics function independently, under the guidance of their respective boards of directors. All criteria and hiring decisions for the postings below are those of the organization or clinic hosting the position.

Any questions or concerns about these postings should be directed to the appropriate organization or clinic.

Position Department/area Salary Posted Application deadline
Position: Articling student for 2017-2018 Area:  Keewaytinok Native Legal Services Salary:  TBD Posted:  Jan. 5 Deadline:  Jan. 20
Position: Employment lawyer Area:  The Legal Clinic (Perth) Salary:  TBD Posted:  Dec. 2 Deadline:  Jan. 15
Position: Immigration lawyer Area:  Toronto East Immigration Law Services (TEILS) Salary:  $70,000 - $85,000 Posted:  Jan. 13 Deadline:  Jan. 28
Position: Lawyer Area:  Legal Aid Saskatchewan Salary:  $77,420 - $139,708 Posted:  Jan. 13 Deadline:  Jan. 23
Position: Staff research and policy lawyer Area:  Advocacy Centre for the Elderly Salary:  TBD Posted:  Jan. 6 Deadline:  Feb. 17

Legal Aid Ontario values integrity, respect, responsiveness, excellence, independence, accountability, openness and consistency. Our recruitment process reflects our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.