Summer Students

Field Law is one of the premier law firms in Western Canada. We have a reputation for outstanding client service and high ethical standards. Through our offices in Calgary, Canmore, Edmonton, and Yellowknife, and a legal team of over 135 lawyers and more than 200 staff, we represent a large and diverse group of clients across an equally broad number of practice areas. 

Summering at Field Law is exciting, challenging, and rewarding for students, with an emphasis on learning. We are dedicated to preparing our students for the practice of law by providing quality work and excellent learning opportunities. 
Field Law prides itself on our summer student program, which we have designed to offer our students the highest quality learning experience. Highlights include:
  • Orientation sessions to start your summer, including seminars on research, legal drafting, office procedures, and practice management,
  • An assigned Mentor who will ensure that you will receive a broad cross-section of work during your summer, 
  • Regular seminars in areas such as emerging legal issues, client relations, professional ethics, marketing, and other important topics of interest to firm members,
  • Ongoing CLE opportunities, both internally and externally, and
  • A formal performance review towards the end of the summer, in addition to frequent informal feedback.

We will be hiring between one and two 1L summer students in each of our Calgary and Edmonton offices for the 2024 year.

We will be accepting applications starting January 22, 2024 for these positions through the viLawPortal. Applications close on January 29, 2024.

Applications must include a resumé, cover letter, and all available post-secondary transcripts. Reference letters may be included, but are not required.

Candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted after February 4, 2024, with interviews scheduled during the week of February 20, 2024 as set by the Law Society of Alberta.

When your application is ready, please submit using the viLawPortal.

Need more information? Please contact Dawn Filippi, Director of Professional Recruitment and Development.

Dawn Filippi
Director of Professional Recruitment and Development