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Associate Lawyer

Employer

MD Law Group

Date Posted

May 16, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $90,000.00 to $150,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 30, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

MD Law Group

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Work setting

Private practice

Tasks

  • Advise clients of their legal rights and all matters related to law
  • Perform administrative functions related to the practice of law
  • Plead clients' cases before courts of law, tribunals and boards (lawyers only)
  • Draw up legal documents and prepare statements of legal opinion

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Membership in the Canadian Bar Association
  • Membership in a provincial or territorial law society

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word

Security and safety

Eligible for professional liability insurance

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

Experience an asset

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Stocks/shares

Other benefits

  • Other benefits
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Parking available

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Associate Lawyer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Lawyers and Quebec Notaries
METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law

INNOVATIVE

Interest in negotiating settlements of civil disputes (lawyers only), in applying principles of civil law as it pertains to notarization of legal documents and in researching legal precedents and gathering evidence

DIRECTIVE

Interest in mentoring in order to advise clients of their legal rights and all matters related to law; may act as an executor, trustee or guardian in estate and family law matters; may act as mediator, conciliator or arbitrator

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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