Associate – Family Lawyer

REAL Recruitment is looking for a Family Lawyer / Associate for our firm in Stettler, AB.

The successful candidate will have five years’ experience as a lawyer in Alberta.   This individual is looking to develop a career and life in a smaller centre in Alberta.   In addition to strong experience as a family lawyer, experience with real estate, wills & estates and corporate law. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  •     Providing legal advice and representation to clients in family law matters
  •     Negotiating and mediating settlements and agreements with the other party or their lawyer
  •     Preparing and filing court documents and pleadings
  •     Appearing and advocating for clients in court hearings, trials, and appeals
  •     Conducting legal research and analysis on relevant laws, precedents, and facts
  •     Communicating and collaborating with other professionals, such as social workers, psychologists, and accountants
  •     Managing and maintaining client files and records
  •     Developing and maintaining professional relationships with clients, colleagues, and the community


  •     A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  •     A law degree (Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws) from an accredited law school
  •     A successful completion of the bar admission course and exam administered by the Law Society of Alberta
  •     A membership in good standing with the Law Society of Alberta
  •     A minimum of one year of articling experience under the supervision of a qualified lawyer
  •     A demonstrated interest and competence in family law
  •     A strong knowledge of the Family Law Act, the Divorce Act, and other relevant legislation and case law
  •     A high level of oral and written communication skills
  •     A high level of analytical and problem-solving skills
  •     A high level of interpersonal and negotiation skills
  •     A high level of ethical and professional conduct
  •     A willingness to travel and work in rural and remote areas



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