Pitblado Law Careers

Careers

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Pitblado Law is a business-focused law firm that cares about people, is passionate about our community, and is driven by working together to deliver exceptional service and advice to the people and businesses that we serve. We work hard for our clients and seek the finest, most passionate, and driven people to join our team.

There are currently two employment opportunities.


We look forward to hearing from you.

1. Legal Assistant - Floater

As a Legal Assistant – Floater with Pitblado Law, you will provide legal administrative and clerical support to lawyers in various practice areas. You will be assisting with overflow work, providing coverage during a Legal Assistant’s vacation/sick leave and for extended leaves of absence. In this position, you will have the advantage of working with the different lawyers, be exposed to various areas of law which is beneficial in getting to know the Firm and see where you will best fit in. If you have 2+ years’ experience in a law firm environment, have a strong work ethic, are self-motivated and eager to learn, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Draft, transcribe and revise correspondence and legal documents from instructions and precedents;
  • Proofread, edit, and format documents;
  • Maintain established filing system, manual or electronic;
  • Open and close files, conduct conflict searches, regular entry of lawyer timesheets and billing;
  • Liaise with staff, clients, outside agencies and the general public;
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion at all times; and
  • Other duties, as required.

 Skills and Qualifications:

 Post-secondary education from a recognized Legal Administrative Assistant or Paralegal program;

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent proofreading skills (typographical, spelling, grammatical, word usage and formatting errors);
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to multi task, display initiative and use sound judgment;
  • Ability to work well independently and follow instructions with little supervision;
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge with MS Office; and
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and discretion.

Pitblado Law offers a friendly work environment, a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a RRSP/DPSP.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume in confidence stating salary expectations and references by applying online at http://www.pitblado.com/careers

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only individuals under consideration will be contacted.

2. Lawyer - Labour and Employment

Our Labour and Employment Lawyers help business owners and managers maximize protection and productivity. We do this by representing clients in labour and employment matters, and providing proactive counsel to mitigate risk, protect the business, and promote sustainable operation. Our team has extensive experience advising clients and businesses across Canada; helping them navigate complex labour and employment matters, and allowing them to focus on growing business.

As a Labour and Employment Lawyer, we look to you to bring:

  • 1-5 years of experience in labour and employment including areas in:
    • Collective agreement and employment contract negotiation
    • Compensation and payroll issues
    • Ongoing advice on employment and labour matters (federally and/or provincially regulated)
    • Drafting policy manuals
    • Employment standards
    • Human Rights
    • Grievance arbitration
    • Labour board proceedings
    • Workplace safety and health matters
    • Wrongful dismissal claims
  •  Litigation experience would also be an asset
  • Strong oral, written, and relationship development skills
  • Passion and aptitude for business development and marketing
  • An LL.B. or J.D. from a recognized institution
  • Strong work ethic, paired with a client-first attitude
  • Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Manitoba

At Pitblado Law, we seek, attract, and celebrate legal professionals who are shaped by building successful relationships with clients; treat people with respect; and achieve exceptional results.

As an equal opportunity employer, we offer:

  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Strong corporate culture and positive work environment
  • Support for ongoing professional development
  • Flexibility in schedule for work/life accommodation
  • Business development support and coaching

TO APPLY
Submit resume by 5:00 p.m. on June 30, 2021 to [email protected].
Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.