Attention: Due to recent developments in COVID‑19 situation we will be postponing the majority of recruitment activities until further notice. LAO will continue to monitor the situation and will resume recruitment activities accordingly. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Legal Aid Ontario is an exciting, dynamic and rewarding place to work. From lawyers, paralegals and staff workers in courthouses across the province to policy advisors working with vulnerable client groups, our staff enjoy meaningful careers helping low‑income Ontarians receive access to justice.
In addition to legal positions we have opportunities available in information technology, project management, communications, client services and more.
How to apply:
Upload your resume and any other supporting documents and create a user profile.
- Once you have created a profile, you can log in anytime to see the status of your application(s), update your information, apply for other positions and add skills and other supporting documents.
Your application must demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position you are applying for.
We thank all those who apply, but only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
LAO 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.
LAO is an equal opportunity employer. All information collected is confidential to Legal Aid Ontario and is handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
For more information, contact our Human Resources department at email@example.com.
Other employment opportunities
The positions below are for opportunities currently available outside of LAO 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.
|Paralegal||Niagara Community Legal Clinic||TBD||June 1||June 12|
|Social assistance lawyer||Community Legal Clinic of York Region (CLCYR)||TBD||May 15||June 12|
|Staff lawyer||Algoma Community Legal Clinic||TBD||May 8||June 5|
|Staff lawyer||Keewaytinok Native Legal Services||TBD||June 1||June 26|