Litigation Associate Lawyer
We are adding to our Downtown Team! We are seeking a litigation lawyer. This position is for someone who can hit the ground running. You will work with excellent associates who work as a team to deliver top results to our clients. You will join a busy practice that offers a wide range of litigation matters with the support of all our departments and great compensation.
Vogel Verjee is one of Calgary’s leading litigation law firms, providing quality legal services to its clients. Whether it be individuals, institutional clients or corporations, our lawyers have successfully advocated for clients at every level of court in Alberta and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Our firm’s foundation is our lawyers. We are proud of their diverse backgrounds and experiences and believe that the strength of our firm lies in that diversity.
All applications can be sent to email@example.com.
Articling at Vogel Verjee
Each year, Vogel Verjee hires one law student to complete their articles at our firm.
** At this time, our articling commitments have been made for 2020/21.
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. At this time, we do not have any positions available. 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.”