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Calgary Articling/Summer Student Employment Program

The Parlee McLaws LLP Calgary office summer employment program is for first-year law students. Our firm hires two to three law students who have completed their first year of law school for our Calgary office only.

The program is designed to have the students work an eight-hour day. There is no billable time requirement. The primary objective is to introduce the students to the day-to-day practice of law and to Parlee McLaws LLP.

Our students are given a wide range of legal assignments similar in nature to those in our articling program. Senior lawyers are appointed as mentors to assist students through their four months of employment and give them exposure to our key practice areas. Informal performance evaluations are provided.

Historically, many of our summer students return as Articling Students and then continue their legal careers as Associate lawyers and Partners of Parlee McLaws LLP.

Our Articling Committee will conduct virtual/in-person interviews the week of February 21 to 24, 2023. Applications should be sent to the Calgary Articling Hiring Committee Chair by Thursday, January 26, 2023. Please submit a cover letter, resume, undergraduate transcripts, current transcripts that are available for the first term of first-year law school, and if available two reference letters (preferably academic, which can be from an undergraduate degree, and work) via ViLawPortal or by email as follows:

Attention: Mr. Brent W. Mescall

Via email: ArticlingChair-Calgary@parlee.com

DEADLINE for applications: January 26, 2023

Edmonton Articling/Summer Student Employment Program

Edmonton Articling Student Employment Program

Applications will be accepted for positions for 2024/2025 articling students.  We appreciate your interest in Parlee McLaws LLP and look forward to receiving your application.

During your articling year, you will do a six-month rotation in the Litigation Department and a six-month rotation in the Corporate Department / Real Estate / Intellectual Property.  Our students are given a wide range of legal assignments to assist them through the completion of their articles.Our Articling Committee will interview applicants the week of June 5 to 9, 2023.  Please include a cover letter, resume, undergraduate transcripts, and current law school transcripts by Friday, May 26, 2023, via email or via viLawPortal, as follows:

Parlee McLaws LLPBarristers and Solicitors1700, 10175 – 101 Street NWEdmonton, AB T5J 0H3Attention: Kyle W. Stowkowy

Via email:  edmontonstudents@parlee.com

Via: viLawPortalDEADLINE for applications: May 26, 2023