Legal Aid Saskatchewan
Posting Date:
Feb 27, 2024
Legal Aid Saskatchewan
Area of Law:
Criminal and/or Family
Position Type:
1-3 years


Primary Responsibilities

  • Subject to The Legal Aid Act and The Legal Aid Regulations, and the Code of Professional Conduct of the Law Society of Saskatchewan (all as amended from time to time), provides and is fully responsible for legal services to eligible clients where the matter is considered by the lawyer to have professional merit.
  • Legal Services exclude fee generating matters, however include (as defined in The Legal Aid Regulations):
    • interviewing applicants/clients to determine financial, range of service and professional merit eligibility, to assess the legal problem, to gather information, to determine with the client the range of options available to the client, and to make recommendations as to the most viable options
    • representing a client in Provincial and superior courts
    • preparing documents, briefs and pleadings
    • employing non-legal expertise
    • interviewing witnesses
    • mediating between a client and opposing party
    • providing general legal advice and information
  • Responsible for the conduct, supervision and coordination of support staff and other legal personnel
  • Researches legal issues
  • Maintains a state of competence on a continuing basis in all areas which the lawyer practices, including maintenance and improvement of knowledge and skills
  • Maintains familiarity with the commission’s policies and procedures

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • May be assigned other related duties


  • Graduation from a recognized law school with an LL.B. degree or J.D.
  • Minimum of one year of previous related experience
  • Member in good standing with the Law Society of Saskatchewan
  • Ability to use a computer for research


  • Experience in litigation or general practice of law, preferably in criminal and family law
  • Experience at Provincial and Queen’s Bench Courts.


Contact Name Daiga Gutmane

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