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Job Order #: 5667788

Employer Name:
Legal Aid Saskatchewan, Head Office
Posted Date:
07-Feb-2019
Location:
SWIFT CURRENT
 
# of Positions:
1
Employment Terms:
Temporary:F-T
Length of Employment:
One year term
Education:
University Bachelor's Degree
Experience:
1-2 Years
Apply By:
18-Feb-2019
How to Apply?:
Please forward resume with references prior to February 19, 2019 to: Human Resources Legal Aid Saskatchewan Head Office #502 - 201 21st Street East SASKATOON SK S7K 0B8 FAX: (306) 933-6764 E-Mail: humanresources@legalaid.sk.ca Web: www.legalaid.sk.ca

Application Information

Employer Name:
Legal Aid Saskatchewan, Head Office

Contact Name:
Human Resources

Contact Email:
humanresources@legalaid.sk.ca

Employer Website:
www.legalaid.sk.ca



Description

Legal Aid Saskatchewan is seeking a term lawyer for its Swift Current Area Office for a period of one year.  

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

The successful applicant can expect to practise predominantly in the area of family law plus provide coverage for adult/youth criminal matters.  Other duties will include the provision of child apprehension legal advice to clients via telephone; assembling a collection of precedents/briefs used throughout Legal Aid; and completing file assessments.

Applicants should be Lawyers entitled to practice in Saskatchewan with experience in litigation in both Provincial and Superior Courts.  Placement within the salary range [$77,420 to $139,708] is commensurate with experience.  The position is   within the Union.   Term employees qualify after 6 months for life insurance/health/dental benefits.  On an annual basis, 3 weeks of vacation and 15 EDOs are available (prorated if employed less than a year).  

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.  Legal Aid Saskatchewan has an employment equity program approved by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.

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

 

Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Continuous learning
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Decision making
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Membership in a provincial or territorial law society
Specific Skills
 - Conduct legal research
 - Draw up legal documents
 - Negotiate settlements
 - Plead clients' cases before courts of law, tribunals and boards
 - Advise clients of their legal rights
Work Setting
 - Court
 - Legal-aid clinic
Area of Legal Specialization
 - Criminal
 - Family

 

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