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 Edmonton, Calgary and Yellowknife, and a legal team of more than 120 lawyers, 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 expect to hire up to two 1L summer students in Edmonton, and up to three 1L summer students in Calgary.

General Information

  • Our application deadline is January 30, 2020.
  • Applications must include a resumé and cover letter, specifying whether you are interested in a position in Edmonton or Calgary, and all available post-secondary transcripts. Reference letters may be included, but are not required.
  • Please submit your application using the viLawPortal.
  • Candidates are selected for interviews primarily on a review of resumes. Candidates may be asked back for a second interview. 
  • All interviews will be held starting February 18, 2020, and will be conducted by members of our Student Hiring Committees along with other lawyers from the Firm.
Need more information? Please contact Dawn Filippi, Director of Professional Recruitment and Development.
Dawn Filippi
Director of Professional Recruitment and Development
2500 - 10175 101 ST NW