WELCOME TO BROWNLEE LLP

As a law student, it can be easy to see all law firms as one vast conglomeration of lawyers, files and statutes. Even if you have had the opportunity to meet or know some lawyers and visit law firms, or even if you have worked in a law firm before, choosing the right law firm for you can be a daunting task.

Download our Articling & Summer Student Handbook (as a PDF).

Student Positions for which we are currently hiring:

2L Application Deadline: Summer Student recruitment for 2017 is now complete.  Recruitment for the summer of 2018 will proceed during the “recruitment period”, as established by the Law Society of Alberta, although we have yet to determine whether we will be considering 2L applicants at that time.

1L Application Deadline: Summer Student recruitment for 2017 is now complete.  Recruitment for the summer of 2018 will proceed during the “recruitment period”, as established by the Law Society of Alberta, which will likely be in early February, 2018.  We anticipate hiring 3 1L Summer Students at that time.

Brownlee Edmonton hired 3 Summer Students for 2016, all of whom have now accepted Articling positions with the firm.  We have also hired 3 Summer Students for 2017, Naik Arbabzoda (University of Alberta), Jenaye Lewis (University of Alberta), and Adam Ferris (Osgoode Hall / York University).

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Application Deadline: The “recruitment period”, as established by the Law Society of Alberta, is June 5 – 16, 2017 (with offers being made as of June 13, 2017).

We have hired 3 Articling Students for 2018-19, all of whom came through our Summer Student Program: Heather Cave (University of Alberta), Dakota Vassberg (Dalhousie University) and Curtis Auch (University of Alberta).

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We will not be hiring 2L students for the summer of 2017.

We have not yet determined whether we will be hiring a 1L Summer Student. If the decition is made to open up hiring 1L summer position, the application deadline will likely to set for early February, 2017.

Brownlee Calgary has hired an articling student for the 2017-2018 articling year.  At this time, we do not anticipate recruiting an articling student for the 2018-2019 articling year.