JSS Barristers prides itself on its collegial work environment, competitive compensation packages and its ability to provide its employees with a challenging and rewarding career.

JSS Barristers values its employees’ unique perspectives, and is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace.


Junior Associate

JSS Barristers is seeking an exceptional Junior Associate with 1 - 4 years of experience. Interested applicants should forward a resume and law school transcripts to careers@jssbarristers.ca.

As a civil litigation boutique, advocacy is our business. JSS Barristers' lawyers have extensive experience as trial advocates and have appeared at all levels of the Courts of Alberta and Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada.

The firm also provides advocacy services before regulatory bodies such as the Alberta Securities Commission, the Alberta Utilities Commission, the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Law Society of Alberta. Additionally, alternative dispute resolution processes such as mediations and arbitrations form an integral part of the practice at JSS Barristers.

The reputation of the lawyers of JSS Barristers in the legal community and among its clients sustains the firm's practice. 


There are currently no management opportunities at JSS Barristers at this time.

Office Services

JSS Barristers is not currently actively seeking support staff at this time, however we are always interested in hearing from outstanding candidates.

Legal Assistants / Paralegals

JSS Barristers is looking for a legal assistant to join our team. Our ideal candidate is a team player with a good sense of humor and strong work ethic who is able to keep pace in our busy office. The successful candidate will have a proven track record working independently and as part of a group. They will be flexible, resourceful, and able to manage deadlines and shifting priorities. Our legal assistants report directly to the office manager and may take direction from two or more lawyers, as well as provide support for other assistants.

We are looking for someone who will take ownership of projects, which means excellent time management and communication skills. They will be responsible for drafting correspondence and legal documents using firm approved precedents or from dictation, handwritten or other notes. File maintenance is a critical component of the role, which may include daily filing, file organization, opening files, closing files, keeping client file lists, and maintaining tracking systems for limitations, follow-up dates and general file activity.

They will be responsible for handling incoming and outgoing mail, answering client telephone calls and inquiries, as well as general administrative duties including time entry and bill preparation.

Candidates should have at least 2 years of related experience, as well as a diploma or certificate from a recognized legal assistant program. NetDocs, PC Law and ACL experience will be considered an asset. 

Please submit resumés to Debbie Davis (davisd@jssbarristers.ca) by July 31, 2021.

Summer Students

JSS Barristers is currently not planning to hire Summer Students for the summer of 2021.

Articling Students

JSS Barristers has completed its hiring for 2022/2023 Articling Students.

We appreciate your interest in JSS Barristers and encourage you to regularly check our website for any additional career positions that become available.