Junior and Senior Law Clerk

Johnston Family Law - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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We are growing! Two Law Clerk positions available immediately:

one junior position and one senior position. Preference will be given to those candidates with some practical experience (i.e. 2 to 4 years) in family law.

Johnston Family Law Professional Corporation is a boutique firm in Westboro. We practice in the areas of Family Law, Wills and Estate Administration. We are four lawyers and an articling student who work hard and like to have fun while doing so. The successful candidates will assist in the following areas:

Family Law: Initial document drafting including applications, affidavits, financial statements, case conference and settlement conference briefs, separation agreements, etc. You will also prepare documents for service and filing at court.

Wills and Estate Administration: Initial drafting of wills, powers of attorney, and other supporting documents.

The successful candidates will have very strong personal and technical skills, an ability to work closely and in collaboration with lawyers, other clerks, and staff, and an ability to work and reason independently on client files. He or she will also have a working knowledge of the Family Law Rules, CLIO, Microsoft Office Suite, DivorceMate, docketing, and preparing accounts.

Job Type: Full-time


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