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Summer Student, Legal Services (CMA)

Location:Ottawa, ON
Department:Strategy and Organization Effectiveness
Reports to:Legal Counsel
Type:Temporary / Fulltime (May – August 2015)

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

  • Legal research, analysis and writing in areas of: health law research and analysis (eg., end of life care, advance care directives, public-private health care).
  • Drafting and editing legal templates, guidelines and checklists for use by client-colleagues.
  • Policy research, review and possible drafting (eg., corporate policies to ensure CMA is meeting current best practices).
  • Review simple contracts and provide feedback to legal counsel and client-colleagues.


  • Accepting applicants currently enrolled in University, specializing in Law.
  • Prefer student who has completed his/her 2nd year of law school, with above-average to excellent legal research, analysis and writing skills.
  • English required, French an asset, but not mandatory


  • Minimum of one year of work experience preferred.
  • Prefer experience in legal research and writing.


  • Other important skills and characteristics include problem-solving, diplomacy and tact.
  • Solid technical skills required (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Keen attention to detail required.

Date Posted:

March 10, 2015

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