First-Year Associate

Job Description:

A first-year associate is an entry level lawyer who typically specializes in one area of law.

Entry-level and first-year associates perform a variety of tasks under heavy supervision and should be familiar with standard legal concepts and procedures.

To qualify for the job, candidates should have an LL.B/J.D, and be a member of an applicable provincial bar.

Employers prefer candidates with summer associate or law clerk experience.

Typical Duties of a First-Year Associate:

  • Researching and analyzing the law on complex issues and writing briefs for submission to a supervising lawyer in the firm
  • Analyzing and summarizing complicated legal documents, including contracts, and suggesting alterations to those documents
  • Performing discovery of various electronically stored data and hard copies of information in preparation for litigation
  • Performing due diligence in legal matters concerning contracts, agreements, and mergers and acquisitions
 
Sr. Payroll Associate
Mississauga, ON
$17.10 to $19.80 per hour
Temporary-to-full-time

Claims Associate
Waterloo, ON
$17.00 to $20.00 per hour
Temporary

Senior Tax Associate
Victoria, BC
DOE
Full-time

Accounts Receivable Clerk
Winnipeg, MB
DOE
Temporary

Recruiter
Edmonton, AB
DOE
Temporary

Financial Analyst/Manager
Markham, ON
$90,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year
Full-time

Staffing Executive
Vaughan, ON
DOE
Full-time

Payroll Administrator
Toronto, ON
$23.75 to $27.50 per hour
Temporary

Executive Assistant
Waterloo, ON
$22.00 to $30.00 per hour
Temporary

See More Jobs