Lawyer I-II

New Brunswick Legal Aid
Services Commission
Lawyer I-II
Regular Fulltime
Woodstock, NB
Open Competition

The New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission (NBLASC) is seeking a lawyer for the Woodstock regional office.

The successful candidate will deliver professional family law services within the NBLASC scope of services such as: custody, access, child support, spousal support, and child security matters. Tasks may include preparation of affidavits and briefs, interview witnesses, meet with clients, attend court, research points of law, maintain good working relationships with members of the justice system, and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate must possess some knowledge of Federal and Provincial legislation regarding NBLASC such as the Legal Aid Act, Family Services Act, Interjurisdictional Support Orders Act, and the Rules of Court of New Brunswick.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Law Degree;
  • Membership in good standing or eligibility for membership with the Law Society of New Brunswick;
  • Completion of Articling;
  • Written and spoken competence in English (please state your language capacity).

Candidates with less than 5.5 years of membership at the bar will typically be considered as Lawyer level I. Candidates with more than 5.5 years, but less than 10 years of membership at the bar will typically be considered as Lawyer level II.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Asset Qualifications:

  • High proficiency in office technology and MS Suite.
  • Written and spoken competence in French (please state your language capacity).

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgement;
  • Impact and Influence;
  • Self-control/Stamina;
  • Client Service Orientation;
  • Effective Interactive Communication;
  • Flexibility.

Salary and benefits will be commensurate with skill level and experience:

  • NBLASC Lawyer Series pay plan Level I-II
  • $1,747 - $3,660 biweekly.

Applicants interested in this opportunity must send their application to:

New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission
Att: Janice Howard, Corporate Services
500 Beaverbrook Court Suite 501
Fredericton, NB E3B 5X4
Or by email :

*Please state "Woodstock Competition" in your email

This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Note: To be given consideration under this competition, applicants are required to demonstrate on their application how, when, and where they acquired the qualifications required for this position. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a scent-reduced environment. We thank all those who apply; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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