The work of a paralegal is multi-faceted, stimulating and enriching. Paralegals working for the Department of Justice have an opportunity to gain valuable work experience with Canada’s single largest legal organization. The working conditions and the experienced teams are assets for those who like challenges.

Under the guidance of a legal professional, paralegals perform a variety of tasks in different areas of law, including research, compiling documents, drafting various procedures, creating court files, providing assistance for some trials, dealing with clients, and organizing information from clients and governmental or other institutions.

Department of Justice paralegals work in a collaborative and mutually supportive team environment. Their contribution is essential to the achievement of the mandate of the Department, which is a leader in the field of justice.

For specific salary rates for paralegal positions, please view the rates of pay for public service employees.

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