Criminal Lawyer

April 30 2021
Industries Legal
Categories Criminal, Penal, Legal, Paralegal
Saskatoon, SK

LAWYER

SASKATOON CITY AREA OFFICE

LEGAL AID SASKATCEWAN

Our mission at Legal Aid Saskatchewan is to “help achieve fair, balanced, and respectful justice for people in Saskatchewan”. Whether providing direct service to our clients or working behind the scenes, we're looking for people who want to make a contribution to justice and make a difference to the lives of people in need.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are looking for an experienced Criminal Lawyer to join our team at the Saskatoon City Area Office.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Legal Director, some of the key responsibilities of the Lawyer include:

Conduct of assigned files to professional standards and in accordance with the policies and procedures of Legal Aid Saskatchewan & the Law Society of Saskatchewan

Negotiate competent resolutions of files to achieve fair, early and lasting outcomes for clients

Work independently on cases as assigned by the Legal Director

Complete accurate time entry and maintain case-related records in electronic database

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

3 plus years’ of experience in practicing criminal law

Law degree from a recognized law school

Member in good standing with the Law Society of Saskatchewan

Technologically savvy with a keen enthusiasm for learning new systems including, computer literacy in MS Office, web-based legal research tools, and other web-based resources

Commitment to social justice and an understanding of the needs and challenges faced by low-income and marginalized communities

Demonstrated time management and ability to deal with conflicting priorities and deadlines

COMPENSATION

Salary range for the position is $79,750 to $143,920 per annum, based on experience

Comprehensive benefits package inclusive of a pension plan

Generous leave provisions (vacation, sick time, earned day offs)

Relocation Support for successful applicant

INTERESTED?

Send your resume & cover letter to: recruitment@legalaid.sk.ca indicating position # 05-11 in the subject line LAS is a unionized environment. Our Lawyers and Support Staff belong to CUPE, Local 1949

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

Legal Aid strives to be an inclusive and equitable workplace and encourages applications from people of Aboriginal ancestry, of visible minority groups, with disabilities, women seeking management and non-traditional roles and persons from other historically excluded communities.

Apply now!

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