Articling with ECLC

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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 opportunities available for students with an interest in poverty law and access to justice:

Three full articles for the 2021 – 2022 articling year.

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

Each articling position will focus on either family law or the other ECLC practice areas.

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

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.  The ECLC serves a diverse client group, and is committed to hiring staff with a variety of personal backgrounds and life experiences.

Please apply in confidence stating your preference for either Family or General Civil articling focus (specify in e-mail subject line), including a letter of application, your CV, and relevant transcripts, by December 11, 2020 to:

 

Debbie Klein

Executive Director

dklein@eclc.ca

www.eclc.ca

  

Note:  U of A students who have permanent disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses should first apply through the Accessibility Work Experience Program by contacting awep@ualberta.ca