FULL TIME STAFF LAWYER

The Northwest Community Legal Clinic is hiring a Full Time Staff Lawyer!  For more information about this LEAP job posting, check for more details below!

The Kenora office of the NORTHWEST COMMUNITY LEGAL CLINIC, a community legal clinic funded by Legal Aid Ontario, is seeking an experienced lawyer to assume the position of caseworker.

Areas of Practice:

Areas of clinic law, including Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Income Security law, Tenant Protection, Criminal Injuries, and Consumer law.

We are:

A community legal clinic with three offices in Kenora, Fort Frances and Atikokan.

AREAS OF SERVICE for this position include the City of Kenora and surrounding municipalities and First Nation communities

Employer Name: Northwest Community Clinic
Location/Address: Kenora, ON
Application Deadline: December 19, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: Salary commensurate with experience and funding, a comprehensive, co-funded benefits package and RRSP benefit, and the opportunity to practice in the beautiful Lake of the Woods area.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

Member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Familiarity with clinic law issues
  • Understanding of social justice issues
  • Excellent research, writing and advocacy skills
  • Proficiency with MSWord and Outlook, and familiarity with Quicklaw
  • Ability to travel, including valid Ontario Driver’s licence
  • Acceptable Criminal Reference check
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

EXPECTED START DATE is February  2019.

 

Trudy McCormick, Executive Director

Northwest Community Legal Clinic

206 Scott Street, Fort Frances, ON P9A 1G7

FAX (807)274-3141 TEL. (807)274-5327

Email: mccormit@lao.on.ca

NWCLC is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants in advance and will contact only those candidates selected for consideration.

 

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