Articling Student (2023-2024)

University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic

The University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic has a dual mandate: to provide legal services to members of the community and to students, and to provide legal education to law students enrolled in the Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law.

Under the direct supervision of a lawyer, the articling student will represent clients in the following areas of law:

  • family law
  • housing law
  • criminal law

The articling student will also provide summary legal advice in the Clinic’s areas of practice, and will occasionally participate in community development activities, including providing public legal information sessions.

The articling position is for a term of 10 months. The successful candidate will be working in-person at the Clinic for the length of the term.

A strong knowledge and understanding of French, both oral and written, is an asset.

Application deadline: Friday, November 18, 2022 at 5pm.

Please send a cover letter, a resume and a copy of your law school transcript by email to: Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

The University of Ottawa Community Legal Clinic embraces diversity and inclusion in the workplace. While all qualified persons are invited to apply, we welcome applications from qualified Indigenous persons, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, women and LGBTQIA2S+ persons. We will provide accommodation during the hiring process upon request and all information is treated confidentially.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.