Career opportunities at Wards LawyersPC.

Career opportunities at Wards LawyersPC

We are always looking for bright, talented individuals to join our growing team

WARDS LAWYERSPC is a progressive, mid-size law firm located in the heart of the City of Kawartha Lakes. We are a full-service law firm offering expertise in civil litigation, personal injury law, family law, real estate, employment, business and corporate transactions, estate planning and administration.

We pride ourselves on offering a pleasant and diverse working environment. Our team approach offers the opportunity to work alongside experienced and highly skilled legal professionals. Our commitment to quality and best practices is supported by technological innovation that benefits both our team and our clients.

At WARDS LAWYERSPC we are committed to: (a) providing superior client service that is timely, pro-active, efficient and cost effective; (b) providing our employees with a safe and enjoyable workplace environment; and (c) giving back to the community in which we practice.

If you share these core values and are interested in joining our team, we invite you to submit your resume (with cover letter) to our C.E.O., Melissa Wemyss ([email protected]). Lawyers should also submit their law school and undergraduate transcripts.

Articling students and post-secondary students are also invited to inquire about placement opportunities that may be available with our Firm.

We appreciate all applicants who express interest in our Firm, however, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

WARDS LAWYERS PC has an opportunity for a dynamic, passionate, and driven Family Law Lawyer to join our Lindsay office.

Roles and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a motivated lawyer eager to join a fast paced and busy law firm, focusing primarily in the areas of litigation and family law, serving Lindsay, Peterborough and surrounding areas.

We offer one of the largest and most accomplished litigation and dispute resolution teams in the area, offering services in:

  • family law litigation (custody, access, property, support, special claims)
  • domestic contracts
  • collaborative family law
  • family law mediation/arbitration

Qualifications and Skills:

This opportunity is most suited for lawyers with 2 to 3 years of family law experience that wish to gain valuable experience and continue to develop their expertise, while maintaining a work-life balance only available in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Completion of collaborative family law training is an asset. Experience with document management software is an asset.

Compensation:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and/or ability. Group benefits are available.

Application Instructions:

Please respond, in confidence, to: Melissa Wemyss, C.E.O. ([email protected])

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. No telephone inquiries or agencies, please.

WARDS LAWYERS PC has an opportunity for a dynamic, passionate, and driven Family Law Lawyer to join our Lindsay office.

Roles and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a motivated lawyer eager to join a fast paced and busy law firm, focusing primarily in the areas of litigation and family law, serving Lindsay, Peterborough and surrounding areas.

We offer one of the largest and most accomplished litigation and dispute resolution teams in the area, offering services in:

  • family law litigation (custody, access, property, support, special claims)
  • domestic contracts
  • collaborative family law
  • family law mediation/arbitration

Qualifications and Skills:

This opportunity is most suited for lawyers with 2 to 3 years of family law experience that wish to gain valuable experience and continue to develop their expertise, while maintaining a work-life balance only available in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Completion of collaborative family law training is an asset. Experience with document management software is an asset.

Compensation:

Compensation will be commensurate with experience and/or ability. Group benefits are available.

Application Instructions:

Please respond, in confidence, to: Melissa Wemyss, C.E.O. ([email protected])

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. No telephone inquiries or agencies, please.

WARDS LAWYERS PC has an opportunity for a dynamic, passionate, and driven Family Law Clerk at our Lindsay office.

Roles and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a motivated law clerk eager to join a fast paced and busy law firm in Lindsay, Ontario, focusing primarily in the area of Family Law, serving the Lindsay, Peterborough and surrounding area.

We offer one of the largest and most accomplished litigation and dispute resolution teams in the area. We act for clients in virtually every kind of dispute, including:

  • family law litigation (custody, access, property, support, special claims)
  • collaborative family law
  • domestic contracts
  • family law mediation/arbitration

Qualifications and Skills:

This opportunity is most suited for law clerks with 3 to 5 years of experience that want to gain valuable experience and continue to develop their expertise, while maintaining a work-life balance only available in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

Members of our team must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be organized with a high attention to detail and be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Experience with document management software is an asset.

Compensation:

Salary range is $55,000 – $65,000. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and/or ability. Group benefits and retirement savings plans are available.

Application Instructions:

Please respond, in confidence to: Melissa Wemyss, C.E.O. ([email protected])

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. No telephone inquiries or agencies, please.

WARDS LAWYERS PC has an opportunity for a dynamic, passionate, and driven Staff Lawyer to join our Lindsay office.

Roles and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a motivated lawyer eager to join a fast paced and busy law firm, focusing on a solicitor-based practice,  serving Lindsay, Peterborough and surrounding areas.

The successful candidate will enjoy consistency and stability in a position that does not require commitment beyond a typical 35-hour work week and is flexible (hybrid work options are available).

Qualifications and Skills:

This opportunity is most suited for lawyers with 2 to 3 years of experience that wish to gain valuable experience and continue to develop their expertise, while maintaining a work-life balance only available in the City of Kawartha Lakes. Experience with document management software is an asset.

Compensation:

This is a salaried position. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and/or ability. Group benefits are available.

Application Instructions:

Please respond, in confidence, to: Melissa Wemyss, C.E.O. ([email protected])

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. No telephone inquiries or agencies, please.

WARDS LAWYERS PC has filled the 2024 summer student and 2024/2025 articling student positions.

We wish all articling candidates the best of luck in securing their articles.

Check back later in the year when we expect to be offering 2025/2026 articling student positions.

Applications will be governed by the Law Society of Ontario’s Recruitment Procedures at that time.

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