Lawyer I-II (Criminal Law Services)

New Brunswick Legal Aid
Services Commission
Lawyer I-II (Criminal Law Services)
Permanent Full Time, Moncton
Open Competition

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

The successful candidate will handle criminal defense services in all levels of Court. He or she will be responsible for defending offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, Controlled Drugs and Substance Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and other Federal statutes within the scope of services provided by NBLASC.

The position involves pre-trial preparation including interviewing witnesses and researching points of law. The successful candidate will have demonstrated competence in trial advocacy and a keen interest in criminal matters. The position also involves providing assistance to senior lawyers on complex cases as required.

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 French and English (Please state your language capability).

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 no more 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.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment;
  • Impact and Influence;
  • Self-control/Stamina;
  • Effective Interactive Communication;
  • Flexibility;
  • Client service orientation.

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

NBLASC Lawyer Series pay plan Level I-II:

  • $1,804 - $3,779 biweekly.

Applicants interested in this opportunity must respond by July 4, 2021.

Send your resume to:

New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission
Att: Human Resources
500 Beaverbrook Court Suite 501
Fredericton, NB E3B 5X4

*State "Lawyer I-II (CLS) Moncton Competition" in your email

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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