Staff Lawyer Contract Position
December 1, 2021-March 31, 2022

 

Legal Assistance of Windsor has a staff lawyer position available immediately. This is a full-time, contract position to begin December 1, 2021 and to end by March 31, 2022. The staff lawyer will be part of our legal team and will engage in case work.

 

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 Upper Canada. Experience in public benefits law, particularly disability denials under the Ontario Disability Support Program, is required. The successful candidate will also have a collaborative approach to legal work and strong interpersonal skills.

 

Compensation will be pro-rated, based on an annual salary of $80,000.

 

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Interested candidates must apply by November 26, 2021 with a cover letter and resume to:

 

Jade Wallace, Service Coordinator

Legal Assistance of Windsor

443 Ouellette Avenue, Suite 200

Windsor, Ontario N9A 4J2

E-mail: wallacj@lao.on.ca