Staff lawyer

Legal Assistance of Windsor

Legal Assistance of Windsor is seeking applicants for a permanent staff lawyer position available now. The staff lawyer will be part of our legal team and will engage in our program activities including case work, public and continuing legal education, law reform, community development, and student supervision.

Legal Assistance of Windsor (LAW) is an interdisciplinary clinic combining legal and social work professions to meet the multi-faceted needs of the low-income community in Windsor and Essex County. LAW is a joint service of the Faculty of Law, University of Windsor and Legal Aid Ontario.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Law Society of Ontario. Experience in landlord tenant law is required. They will have a collaborative approach to legal work and strong interpersonal skills. Experience and ability in mentoring students is essential. A strong interest in social justice and community development and previous clinical practice is preferred.

The salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will range from $80,000 to $90,000.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Interested candidates must apply by sending a cover letter and resume by mail or email on or before July 29, 2021 to the following address:

Jade Wallace, Service Coordinator
Legal Assistance of Windsor
200-443 Ouellette Ave.

Windsor, ON N9A 4J2
E-mail: wallacj@lao.on.ca