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Now Hiring Two Associate Family Lawyers

Written by Russell Alexander ria@russellalexander.com / (905) 655-6335
We are hiring 2 family law Associate Lawyers with 5+ years experience
At Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers (RIA), it’s more than the law… we are passionate about helping people and making a difference in the lives of others. We are seeking 2 lawyers with a minimum of 5 years experience, to join our rapidly growing law firm with offices in Toronto, Concord, Markham, Whitby, Oshawa, Lindsay, and Peterborough.
RIA is always looking for dynamic, energetic, creative, team-oriented individuals who want to join our firm. Are you a lawyer looking for a new team to work with where you feel valued and where your skills are valued as well? If so, then we would like to meet you.
RIA values diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for a position at RIA, may request such accommodation(s).
We have a culture of excellent client service. We go above and beyond expectations in how we help our clients achieve their goals, and we are seeking only people who share the same commitment to quality client service.
We have a culture of respect. We treat others the way that we would want to be treated. This includes our clients, the other side, the other lawyer and their firm, experts, witnesses and everyone within our RIA team. This means many things; including responding to communications in a timely manner, serving with integrity, compassion and understanding, and just being honest with our clients.
We value family, community and friendships. We work to maintain a reasonable balance between our work and personal lives.
We have a culture of learning. We are committed to learning how to be efficient and effective in everything we do. We always strive to do better in everything we do every day: This means adopting the latest technologies and establishing processes to be more efficient.
We value technology. When the pandemic struck, we easily and quickly sent everyone home and have been working remotely ever since it began. It is our intention to continue to work remotely with some office attendances as necessary.
We are committed to supporting our community through our numerous charitable endeavours. We believe that our business is bigger than just practising law. We want to help others in need.
How are we coping with the pandemic? We are thriving. We have several virtual offices to ensure our continued growth.
Does what RIA stands for sound appealing to you? Do you feel you have the experience, skillset and personal traits that would make you our next great team member? If you are interested in applying to join RIA, we want to hear from you. Please send your cover letter and resume via email to dawn@russellalexander.com in strict confidence.
Application deadline: 2022-08-31
Expected start date: 2022-09-06
Salary: $84-$256k per year
Benefits:
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
Experience:
  • family law: 5 years (preferred)
Licence/Certification:
· Licence to practice law in Ontario is required.
Benefits:
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
Schedule:
  • Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus pay
Apply in strict confidence. We will respond to only the applicants selected for an interview. Good luck and thank you to everyone who applies.

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About the author

Russell Alexander

Russell Alexander is the founder of Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers and is the firm’s senior partner. At Russell Alexander, our focus is exclusively family law, offering pre-separation legal advice and assisting clients with family related issues, including: custody and access, separation agreements, child and spousal support, division of family property, paternity disputes, and enforcement of court orders. We have locations in Toronto, Markham, Whitby (Brooklin), Oshawa, Concord, Lindsay, and Peterborough.

For more information, visit our website, or you can call us at: 905-655-6335.