Articling with ECLC

Employment Opportunity:  Student-at-Law

The Edmonton Community Legal Centre (ECLC) is a not for profit organization providing free legal information, advice, and representation for persons living with low income in the Edmonton area.

The ECLC is pleased to announce the following articling opportunity available for students with an interest in poverty law and access to justice:

One full article for the 2020 – 21 articling year.

This articling position will focus on family law.

ECLC practice areas include Civil Litigation, Wills and Estates, Administrative Law, Immigration, and Family Law.  The ECLC offers a diverse articling experience in its practice areas, and can also offer limited assistance in arranging articling rotations to firms offering other practice areas.

The articling student will have the opportunity for direct mentorship from six ECLC staff lawyers (two family, three civil, one immigration) and the staff immigration consultant.

In addition to salary, the ECLC will pay all fees required for articling student registration with the Law Society of Alberta, including CPLED fees.

Preference will be given to students with previous volunteer experience with the ECLC.

Please apply in confidence, including a letter of application, your CV, and relevant transcripts, by May 24, 2019 to:

 

Debbie Klein

Executive Director

dklein@eclc.ca