2018 Summer Law Student

  • The Law Society of British Columbia
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Sep 28, 2017
Contract Summer Student

Job Description

Background

The Law Society of British Columbia is seeking a Summer Law Student for next year to assist assigned departments with special projects.

The Law Society of British Columbia regulates the legal profession in BC, protecting the public interest in the administration of justice by setting and enforcing standards of professional conduct for lawyers. We ensure the public is well served by legal professionals who are honourable and competent. We also bring a voice to issues affecting the justice system and the delivery of legal services.

Description of Responsibilities

Depending on the assigned department and project, responsibilities will include some or all of the following:

  • Conducting legal, policy and general research and preparing legal memoranda.
  • Attending hearings and committee meetings and assisting with the preparation of materials for the meetings.
  • Assisting with general administration matters and tasks.
  • Organizing legal materials.
  • Participating in special Law Society projects.
  • Assisting with the enhancement of existing processes and tools.

Knowledge and Skills

We are seeking a highly motivated law student who has completed 2ndyear and demonstrates: 

  • Strong academic achievement.
  • Well-developed analytical skills both quantitative and qualitative.
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills as well as attention to detail.
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking skills with the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and Quick law.

Salary

The positions are for 3.5 months at $20.00/hr on a 35 hour work week.

Applications

Please email your cover letter, resume, and photocopies of your transcripts to personnel@lsbc.org with the subject “2018 Summer Law Student.” The closing date for this competition is October 10, 2017. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is located at the Law Society of British Columbia office in the Yaletown area of Vancouver, BC.

845 Cambie Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

V6B 4Z9

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