OLLIP P.C. hires Articling & Summer Students/Legal Interns (law students, paralegals and law clerks are welcome to apply).
Articling Student 2020-2021 (Ottawa Office)
Update (January 24, 2020): The deadline for applications for the position of articling student 2020-21 was January 17, 2020 at 5pm EST. As such, the receipt of further applications is now closed. Please note that Ollip P.C. will only be contacting students with whom we wish to schedule an interview.
- Every 1-2 years, OLLIP P.C. seeks to hire a student-at-law to commence the summer after graduation, and article for a period of ten months
- Our previous students have come from law schools across Canada and overseas. They have built careers as private practice lawyers both within and beyond the Firm, started their own practices, worked in government, and have contributed to academia.
- Articling Students are involved in strategy, research and preparation of legal documents. They will also be exposed to all aspects of intellectual property practice, including:
- Expungement proceedings;
- Trademark prosecution/opposition; and
- Trade secrets
Submitting Your Application
- To apply, please submit your application via email only at email@example.com. Application Deadline: January 17, 2020 at 5pm EST.
- Kindly submit the following: cover letter, resume, and a copy of all your post-secondary transcripts, in PDF format. The subject line of the email must indicate: Articles 2020-2021- Law School GPA ### – and one word that describes why you chose the law profession. The cover letter must include answers to the question: “What colour is Monday for you and why?”
- The cover letter format must be in size 12 font, 1-inch margins, and must not exceed one page in length. Cover letters are to be addressed to Ms. Julie Daet, Associate Lawyer.
- Students must have taken the following courses to be considered for an articling position: i) administrative law, ii) civil procedure, iii) evidence, and iv) a basic IP course. Candidates who have not taken these courses may still apply, but must demonstrate experience/other coursework which draws on these subject areas.
Current Articling Student(s) for 2019-2020
- Student: Katie Allen
- Law School: University of Victoria, Faculty of Law