Family Law Associate Lawyer | Halifax, NS


Join a team dedicated to delivering outstanding client service.

Cox & Palmer is a full-service, top-ranked Atlantic Canadian law firm with the knowledge and experience clients rely upon for solid legal solutions. The firm prides itself on a collegial work atmosphere and supportive team environment.

We hire self-motivated, team-minded individuals with a strong work ethic, integrity and a commitment to client service.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Mentorship in a friendly and welcoming environment;
  • Work in an interesting, rewarding, and ever-changing area of the law;
  • An inclusive culture that values diverse perspectives and equitable opportunities;
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package;
  • Working with highly skilled support staff; and
  • Flexible work arrangements.

EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
We welcome and encourage applications from persons who identify as women, visible minorities, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community/people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations. Applicants from these equity-priority groups may self-identify in their application.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Service clients in a wide range of family law related matters, including cohabitation agreements and marriage contracts, and all matters arising from breakdown of marriages and common law relationships, such as parenting, child support, spousal support, division of matrimonial assets and claims to business assets.
  • Day-to-day advice on a variety of family law matters.
  • Developing appropriate family law strategies and preparing written and oral arguments.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Three + years of relevant work experience;
  • Courtroom experience and practical solution building skills;
  • Demonstrated excellent advocacy, negotiation, and communication skills;
  • Strong research and writing skills and demonstrated ability to navigate complex issues;
  • Proven effective client and practice management skills;
  • Self-motivated and can work independently but also values working collaboratively, and
  • Brings a compassionate approach to the practice of family law.
APPLY

This position will remain posted until successfully filled. Candidates must be a member in good standing with a Canadian Law Society and should submit a resume and covering letter detailing relevant practice experience to:

Jillian Gorbold, Director of Professional Talent

We thank all candidates for their interest in Cox & Palmer; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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