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Family Law & Civil Litigation Lawyer

Verhaeghe Law is a general practice law firm primarily focused on family law.  We are currently accepting applications for lawyers in the Family Law and Civil Litigation areas.   The family law area and civil litigation areas are bursting at the seams, and we would like experienced lawyers that want to grow their practice to join our team.

Job Type:  Full time / Permanent / In house

We are seeking the right candidate that has above average client and courtroom skills, as well as a basic understanding of the billing procedures, practices, and policies within a Family Law setting.

Core competencies include knowledge of the law and legal procedures in relation to Family Law, excellent time management skills, ability to work on multiple files simultaneously, strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, and ability to prioritize matters.  The right candidate will be able to be respectful towards colleagues, clients, and other professionals, will have knowledge of the necessary legal software, as well video conferencing programs, and other necessary technologies to enhance their work product.


  • Juris Doctor or LLB degree from accredited post-secondary institution
  • License to practice Law in Alberta - Lawyer in good standing
  • Legal experience of at least two (2) years minimum is an asset

Salary: $110,000.00-$200,000.00 per year

  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission Pay

Licence / Member in good standing

  • Law Society of Canadian Jurisdiction (Required)

Work Location:

  • In house/person

Family Assistant

Verhaeghe Law is a progressive west Edmonton law firm that offers a broad range of legal services. We are seeking an experienced family assistant to join our growing and diverse office. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in family law and will be responsible for assisting lawyers and clients as they navigate various family law proceedings. We offer an excellent benefits package with a competitive salary based on experience.

The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, enjoy a fast-paced environment, and take pride in the quality of their work. They must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and pay close attention to detail while dealing with competing priorities. A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and legal accounting software is considered an asset.

The successful candidate will also have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a family assistant
  • Graduate from a recognized Legal Assistant Program or equivalent experience
  • Strong technical and organizational skills

All communications and applications will be kept in strict confidence. Although we thank all interested candidates for their submissions, only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

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