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Rewarding Careers

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and supportive lawyers to enhance our reputation as an exceptional provider of legal services. We seek individuals  who are eager to reach the highest levels of professional achievement.

In order to further our business, we work hard to earn the respect of clients who will proactively advocate for our firm, our lawyers and our advisors. To accomplish this, we seek individuals who embrace taking on the challenges of developing new ways to impress our clients through extraordinary service excellence.

We foster a workplace environment that rewards success and emphasizes initiative and inventiveness over convention, and fresh thinking over formality. We are committed to recruiting, developing and challenging the most creative and talented people in their fields and unleashing them in a spirited atmosphere of entrepreneurial energy.

We provide individuals in the firm with an opportunity to perform stimulating, interesting and rewarding work in a collegial team environment and we promote an atmosphere of excellence through strong personal commitment and the encouragement of a balanced life.

Associate and Partner Success

Our lawyers shape our reputation and determine our success. Great lawyers are highly talented, have a strong work ethic,  and work as a team.  They understand that the success of a law firm comes from providing Exceptional Client Focused Services and developing strong client relationships. Great clients provide interesting and challenging work, which in turn attracts and retains great lawyers.  This is the Carr Law Circle of Excellence.

We hire top talent and coach them to greater success, helping them to achieve their full potential and enjoy a rewarding and successful career.

Recruiting

At Carr Law, recruiting is continuous process and a priority. We  pursue promising junior associates and top performing senior associates and partners. Our focus is on the best and brightest legal minds, who share our vision and fit within our culture.  We want talented lawyers who will be true partners with our clients, who will significantly enhance our reputation, and who are clearly enthusiastic about the direction and operating culture of our Firm

We are seeking skilled lawyers and administrative staff to join our team.  We encourage you to submit a letter of application today.  All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidence.

 

Attractive Compensation and Benefits

We understand that in order to attract and retain the best legal minds, we must have a clearly superior compensation package whcih encourages  and fosters exceptional client service and team work.  To that end, we offer

  • Excellent salaries, adjusted annually;
  • Participation in the Firm’s Phantom Stock Purchase Plan,  where all employees are given the right to apply 5% of their Salaries, enhanced by a matching Firm contribution, to the purchase of Phantom shares in the capital stock of the Firm, thereby permitting all employees to share in the earnings and growth of the Firm;
  • Participation in the Canadian Bar Insurance Association Group Insurance Plan, providing life insurance, long term diasbility insurance, basic and major dental coverage, drug and other benefits to all employees; and
  • 12 days of Holidays, 15 days (3 weeks) of vacation, and 5 days of paid sick leave each year.

Qualifying lawyers are placed on a fast track Partnership (Stock Ownership) Program, giving them the opportunity to share in the Firm’s earnings; stock ownership interests are adjusted yearly based upon each lawyer’s contribution to the Firm.

 

Currently Available Positions

1. Intermediate / Senior Litigation Lawyer

The Intermediate / Senior Litigation Lawyer will provide strategic litigation and mediation services to a wide array of clients involved in business and commercial disputes, both simple and complex, including wrongful dismissals, construction litigation, shareholder disputes, contract claims, and collections.

The ideal candidate will be qualified to practice law in Alberta, and will possess the following competencies:

  • an understanding of commerce and of business issues;
  • strength of character and the ability to deal firmly, yet in a friendly and ethical manner, with other counsel;
  • ability to identify with clients and build strong relationships of trust and respect;
  • effective communication and persuasion skills, both oral and written ;
  • good file organization and administration, including use of litigation and other software;
  • absolute honesty, integrity and professionalism.

2. Intermediate / Senior Solicitor

The Intermediate / Senior  Solicitor will provide strategic advice and direction to a wide array of clients involved in business and commercial transactions, both simple and complex, including corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and residential purchases, sales, and mortgages, commercial leasing, construction, shareholder and joint venture agreements, equity financing, and franchises.

The ideal candidate will be qualified to practice law in Alberta, and will possess the following competencies:

  • an understanding of commerce and of business issues;
  • strength of character and the ability to negotiate firmly, yet in a friendly and ethical manner, with other counsel;
  • ability to identify with clients and build strong relationships of trust and respect;
  • effective communication and persuasion skills, both oral and written;
  • exceptional commercial agreement drafting skills;
  • absolute honesty, integrity and professionalism.

Applications

For a truly brilliant and exciting career, qualified lawyers are invited to submit a detailed application at their earliest convenience and in complete confidence to the attention of:

Larry P. Carr, Q.C.

CARR LAW

lcarr@carrlaw.com, or phone  (780) 425-5959
F: (780) 423-4728

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those deemed qualified for these positions will be called for interviews.