Why Vogel Verjee
For lawyers seeking to advance their practice at Vogel Verjee, we are always on the lookout for enthusiastic, passionate, driven and supportive lawyers to help build our reputation as one of the very best boutique law firms in the areas that we practice in.
We are looking for lawyers who personally and professionally show drive, resourcefulness and leadership. As a Vogel Verjee associate, you will prepare for and attend trials, appeals and applications before all three levels of court in Alberta, and attend private dispute resolution such as mediation or arbitration. You won’t be in the background at Vogel Verjee. As an associate, you will be provided major responsibility in important interesting work. As a lawyer at our firm, you will be provided ample opportunity for real courtroom experience. We also view our lawyers as an investment and provide ample opportunity to attend conferences, seminars and other valuable professional development opportunities.
At Vogel Verjee, associates work alongside our experienced partners. We place a heavy emphasis on mentorship and teamwork at our firm. We build from within and believe that strong mentorship is what makes good lawyers great lawyers over time. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact our Office Manager, Cheryl Morgan, at email@example.com or 403.692.5216.
Articling at Vogel Verjee
Each year, Vogel Verjee hires one law student to complete their articles at our firm.
Benefits of articling at Vogel Verjee
- Direct experience working on files, appearing in court and interacting with clients
- Guidance from senior and junior lawyers
- Learning practice management skills as well as legal skills
- Ability to focus on litigation skills
- Inclusion in all firm events and activities
- Regular feedback on your work
We have hired graduates from University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of Saskatchewan, University of Windsor, Thompson Rivers University and University of British Columbia. We’re involved in programs at the University of Calgary and in various bar associations. As a student, you’ll be encouraged to get involved too.
“Most law school graduates dread their articling year, far too often hearing stories of being overworked and underappreciated. However, my time at Vogel Verjee was an amazing learning experience. From day one I felt like I belonged to a team and was given every opportunity to succeed. My principal and the other lawyers at the firm provided guidance every step of the way and ensured I was able to grow as a student-at-law. I was able to experience firsthand multiple facets of the law, such as court applications, mediations, arbitrations, client and practice management. My articling experience at Vogel Verjee provided me with the skills and tools to succeed.” – Mandeep Dhillon
“Articling at Vogel Verjee was an exceptional learning experience. I was welcomed by all and treated as one of the team from my first day. I was provided with vast opportunities to develop my skills through involvement in matters proceeding to mediation, arbitration, Chambers hearings, Trial and the Alberta Court of Appeal. I felt the lawyers at Vogel Verjee really cared about and were invested in my learning such that they would regularly take time to meet with me to review my work and provide feedback. It is through the mentorship and teaching of the Vogel Verjee team that I built the foundational skills to a successful career in law.” – Leslie Taylor
“I had an amazing articling year at Vogel Verjee. I had the opportunity to attend court regularly, attend mediations and arbitrations, interact and work closely with clients and travel to educational conferences. I felt like a valued part of the Vogel Verjee team from day one and had the pleasure of attending numerous firm social events and activities. I received mentorship and guidance from all of the junior and senior lawyers and always felt comfortable asking questions. I had a great articling experience at Vogel Verjee and am now well-prepared for my career as a lawyer.” – Emily Hanberry
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Working at Vogel Verjee
Vogel Verjee is a unique workplace among Calgary law firms. What makes us so unique? Our firm culture. We work as a team and treat each other with respect. We work hard. We value open communication and maintain an open door policy throughout the office. We recognize that everyone at Vogel Verjee is important, and everyone has something to contribute regardless of their role in helping our clients.
Some of the benefits we offer:
- Skills training
- Modern technology and software
- Competitive salaries
- Health and Wellness spending accounts
- An enjoyable and comfortable working environment
We are proud to have an exceptionally low rate of lawyer and staff turnover compared to other firms. However, positions occasionally open up. Check this site often for job postings.
Read what some of our people have said about working at Vogel Verjee:
“The first and only law firm I have been employed with since graduating from SAIT. I’ve been here 6 years and have never had the desire to look elsewhere.”
“This is by far the best place I have worked in the city – great co-workers. I feel like the lawyers actually care how my day is going. At the end of the day, I feel appreciated.”
“I have worked for Vogel Verjee in several different capacities for over 18 years. I love it – the firm is like family to me and I can’t imagine working anywhere else.”