Junior Associate Lawyer
Walker Law Professional Corporation is a boutique commercial litigation law firm located in downtown Toronto. We offer a competitive compensation package with benefits and perks. We also offer performance based tuition assistance and a bonus for suitable candidates. We are seeking an ambitious, personable and entrepreneurial litigation lawyer to join our firm.
The ideal candidate must have 2-5 active years litigation experience including:
• Arguing motions/applications;
• Conducting trials; mediations; motions/applications; and examinations for discovery.
Candidates must possess the following qualities:
• Ability to identify the most effective file strategy and manage complex client files with minimal senior supervision;
• A demonstrated commitment to providing excellent client service.
Interested candidates please submit your resume, law school transcripts and any relevant documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the articling students who join our firm as associates, Walker Law recruits promising young lawyers who have begun their careers at other firms or organizations and wish to have the litigation experience that Walker Law provides. We offer the opportunity to work alongside and learn highly regarded litigators. Like everyone at our firm, new associates sharpen their advocacy skills by getting as much experience as possible in the courtroom representing a diverse array of clients.
The qualities that we require without exception, are a desire for excellence, a passion for advocacy, a commitment to listening and serving our clients. We value associates that are independent, confident, skilled at time management and who are committed to continued professional and self-development. You must be open to feedback, mentoring others and being an active team member in face paced firm.
We provide compensation as well as benefits and perks that is competitive with large, national law firms in Toronto.
We’re always looking for talented, forward-thinking, positive individuals to provide administrative support. If you thrive in the fast pace of a busy law firm, keep up-to-date with changes in the industry, and take pride in delivering excellent customer service on tight deadlines – let us know.
We provide compensation as well as benefits that is competitive with large, national law firms in Toronto.
Walker Law is a dynamic boutique law firm committed to training students to become exceptional lawyers. You will have an opportunity to work on complex files, gain hands-on experience, interact with clients, receive coaching and supervision. Our focus is to ensure that students receive a comprehensive and rewarding learning experience while at Walker Law.
Walker Law typically hires one articling student per year. The qualities that we require without exception, are a desire for excellence, a passion for advocacy, a commitment to listening and serving our clients. We value team members that are independent, confident, and who are committed to continued professional and self-development. You must be open to feedback and can thrive in a fast-paced environment. Our articling program is focused on active student participation. As such, students are given a great deal of responsibility early on in their careers. Students can expect to:
Draft pleadings and facta
Prepare motion materials
Appear in court on opposed and unopposed matters
Conduct legal research
Participate in client meetings
Have carriage of their own small matters
We provide compensation that is competitive with large, national law firms in Toronto. Articling students who choose to join Walker Law after being licensed will receive reimbursement for the Bar Admission Course after on their first anniversary with the firm.
For applications, please follow the recruitment guidelines prescribed by the Law Society of Ontario, and submit your resume, cover letter and copies of your law school and undergraduate transcripts via email, facsimile, regular mail or courier to:
Walker Law Professional Corporation
1 Adelaide Street East, Suite 2501
Toronto, ON M5C 2V9
We are committed to ensuring that Walker Law summer students gain exposure to a diverse range of interesting work under the guidance of both associates and legal administrators in many areas of our practice. Our goal is to help you develop new technical and soft skills. We will help you find out more about the legal professional and your possible place within it. At the end of your term you will receive valuable feedback from mentors to support your continued development.