Associate Lawyer

Chivers Carptener
Posting Date:
Jul 23, 2020
Chivers Carptener
Area of Law:
Labour & Employment
Position Type:
2+ years


Chivers Carpenter is a leading progressive law firm in Edmonton providing a full range of services to trade unions and employees in labour, employment, human rights and administrative law.

The lawyers of Chivers Carpenter represent labour organizations and workers in all levels of court and facets of labour relations, human rights, administrative, professional regulatory and employment law. The firm of union-side labour lawyers restrict their practices to labour, employment, administrative and human rights law.

We are committed to social justice and to providing the highest quality legal work in an informal and collegial atmosphere.

We are seeking a lawyer with 2+ years of experience who is committed to social justice issues. Experience in the areas of labour law and human rights law is preferred. Prior experience conducting hearings will be considered very favourably.

In addition to research and hearing preparation, the position will involve hearing work and drafting legal opinions and arguments. The successful candidate must have strong research skills, the ability to write clearly, analytical and strategic thinking, strong oral advocacy skills and a desire to run hearings.

Candidates must be members of or eligible for membership in the Law Society of Alberta.

Please send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a recent writing sample to the attention of Kristan McLeod, Managing Partner, at

All applications and inquiries will be kept confidential. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Contact Name: Kristan McLeod, Managing Partner

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