City of Mississauga

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City of Mississauga Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Mar 24, 2020
Contract
Articling Student Req ID: 7161 Vacancy Type: Temporary  Number of Positions: 2   Closing Date: 05/01/2020 Job Summary   Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special!  You will be part of a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated legal professionals who are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.    The City of Mississauga's Legal Services team is searching for two (2) Articling Students for the 2021-2022 articling period. Duties and Responsibilities   The Articling Program consists of two rotations: Advocacy and Solicitor. The rotation system will provide articling students with the opportunity for a focused experience in those two areas. The successful candidates will report to the Legal Counsel & Articling Principal and work with the City Solicitor and other members of the Legal Services Division. The articling students will work on files in the following practice areas: municipal law, real estate, environmental, intellectual property, general litigation, planning and development law, and labour/employment law. The articling students will also attend court and handle municipal prosecution matters.  The articling students will: Conduct legal research; Draft legal documents such as by-laws, resolutions, contracts and court documents; Provide support to lawyers on different matters relating to the operations of the City of Mississauga; Have carriage of simple files and have various hands-on experiences in the practice of law; Perform other duties as assigned; Skills and Qualifications   Legal Services is looking for two articling students who possess the following qualifications: Must be qualified to commence articling in July 2021 in accordance with the requirements of the Law Society of Ontario; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a team setting; Ability to travel between various City of Mississauga sites.   Your application should consist of the following: Cover letter and resume; Copy of law school and all post-secondary school transcripts; Two reference letters; *Please make sure all documents are emailed in one PDF file.  #LI-CMO Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 38.26 - $ 51.01  Hours of Work: 35  Work Location: Civic Centre  Department/Division/Section: CMO/City Manager's Office , CMO/Legal Services , Litigation  Non-Union/Union: Non Union    A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.   We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online.    All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the  Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005  and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.               
City of Mississauga Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Jun 03, 2019
Full time
Job Summary   Working for the City means you are part of something big, something special!! You will be part of a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people who are committed to collaborating with one another to deliver on our commitment to the residents, visitors and businesses of Mississauga.   Do you want to be part of a dynamic team? You can make an impact by joining the City of Mississauga's legal team.   Duties and Responsibilities   Reporting to the Deputy City Solicitor, Litigation, the successful candidate will provide litigation support to lawyers practicing in the areas of construction/ commercial litigation and insurance defence litigation and will be responsible for: maintaining an electronic calendar and scheduling meetings, examinations for discovery and other litigation events. handling incoming and outgoing correspondence and filing in the document management system (DMS) timely and accurate preparation of letters, pleadings, memoranda and briefs ensuring litigation documents are served and filed in accordance with the Rules of Civil Procedure or applicable tribunal rules processing and tracking cheque requisitions, expenses and account payments Complying with relevant City policies. Providing ad hoc assistance on projects/initiatives within the unit/team.   Skills and Qualifications   Minimum 3-5 years as a legal assistant in a litigation practice within a law firm or in-house legal department post-secondary legal assistant or law clerk diploma (or equivalent education) Professional demeanor and excellent interpersonal skills for communicating with client groups, lawyers and the general public Attention to detail and strong organizational and time-management skills Knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure and relevant statutes Demonstrated computer literacy in programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with e-discovery and legal document management software is an asset   #LI-CPS Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 53,780.00 - $ 71,709.00 Hours of Work: 35 Work Location: Civic Centre Department/Division/Section: CMO/City Manager's Office , CMO/Legal Services , Litigation Non-Union/Union: Non Union     A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.     We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.     All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.     We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.