Criminal Staff Lawyer Position – Halifax

STAFF LAWYER POSITION
NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID
HALIFAX SOUTH CRIMINAL OFFICE

Position:  Staff Lawyer position in Halifax, Nova Scotia practicing criminal law.  This is a three month (3) contract position.

QualificationsSuccessful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society with a thorough understanding of criminal and social justice law.  Candidates should have experience in representing clients before the courts.  Competency to conduct legal proceedings in both the English and French languages would be an asset.  Start date to be as soon as possible.

Salary Range:  Per Legal Aid salary scale based on “Relevant Experience” as determined by the Commission at time of hire.

Closing Date:     Friday, February 1, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Reply To:

Evelyn Adesida
Human Resources (HR) Specialist
Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
920-1701 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS  B3J 3M8
Tel: 902-420-6588
evelyn.adesida@nslegalaid.ca

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  We have an Employment Equity Policy and welcome applications from historically disadvantaged groups, including: Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities, and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or resume. 

While we appreciate receiving all applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be held in strict confidence.