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Welcome to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO)'s job posting site. We hope you'll spend a few minutes reviewing the available competitions. To apply for a specific position, email your resume to job.competitions@lao.on.ca with the job competition number in the subject line.


Employment benefits

Find out what employment benefits you can expect to receive when you embark on a legal career with LAO.

Lawyer Workforce Strategy

If you’re interested in joining LAO as a staff lawyer, visit our Lawyer Workforce Strategy page.

Are you a current law student?

Information on opportunities available to summer and articling law students.

Current Legal Aid Ontario job postings

Date posted Position Department/Area Salary Application
Deadline
May 19 Bilingual District Triage Officer Hamilton Kitchener District Office $38,890 - $58,041 May 26
May 19 Bilingual Duty Counsel/Summary Legal Advice, Family Hamilton Client and Lawyer Support Centre TBD May 25
May 19 Bilingual Manager, Legal Services Ottawa District Office $102,000 - $120,000 May 27
May 17 Policy counsel, Family Policy department TBD May 25
May 17 Staff Lawyer, Criminal and Family Chatham TBD May 27
May 16 Summer Student IT Department $14 /hour May 23
May 12 2017/18 Articling Students Ottawa and area $1,095 /week June 3
May 6 Learning & development specialist Human Resources $55,000 - $83,000 May 20

The positions below are for opportunities currently available outside of Legal Aid Ontario at various community and specialty legal clinics located throughout the province as well as Legal Aid organizations across Canada. Legal clinics function independently, under the guidance of their respective boards of directors. All criteria and hiring decisions for the postings below are those of the organization or clinic hosting the position.

Any questions or concerns about these postings should be directed to the appropriate organization or clinic.

Other employment opportunities

Date posted Position Department/Area Salary Application
Deadline
May 13 Articling position - 2016/17 South Etobicoke Community Legal Services TBD June 20
May 12 Staff lawyer Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services TBD June 7
May 10 Community Developer Community Legal Clinic — Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk $64,000 May 25
May 10 Staff lawyer Community Legal Clinic — Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk $5,600 /month May 25
May 4 Articling Student - 2017/2018 Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC) TBD Jun. 17
May 4 Articling Student - 2017/2018 South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) TBD Jul. 1
May 4 Staff Lawyer Community Legal Clinic – Simcoe, Haliburton, Kawartha Lakes TBD May 16
May 3 Staff lawyer (Intake specialist) HIV & AIDS Legal Clinic Ontario (HALCO) TBD Jun. 9
Apr. 20 Articling position Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) TBD July 1
Apr. 15 Executive Director Advocacy Centre for the Elderly (ACE) TBD May 27
Apr. 4 2017-18 Bilingual articling position Elliot Lake and North Shore Community Legal Clinic (ELAK) TBD Jun. 30
Apr. 1 2017-18 Articling position Elliot Lake and North Shore Community Legal Clinic (ELAK) TBD Jun. 30

Legal Aid Ontario values integrity, respect, responsiveness, excellence, independence, accountability, openness and consistency. Our recruitment process reflects our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.


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