The main goal of Keel Cottrelle LLP's articling programme is to assist our students in developing practical skills and in acquiring knowledge essential to the successful practice of law. In order to facilitate this process, a student at Keel Cottrelle LLP will be working in our Toronto office and exposed to many areas of law within the firm's practice and will be required at times to have carriage of his/her own files under partner supervision as well as working together with lawyers on other files depending upon the nature and scope of the issues involved in the particular file.
The firm's Student Committee considers all applications received in accordance with the Law Society's Guidelines for Toronto law firms. Emphasis is placed on both academic performance and non-academic extracurricular activities. Applicants should provide a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, undergraduate and law school transcripts. Letters of recommendation are optional.
Any inquires regarding our application procedure or inquires regarding our articling programme in general may be directed to Patricia Harper at email@example.com.
Keel Cottrelle LLP anticipates hiring at least one articling student for the 2014-2015 articling year. Applications should be forwarded on or before July 5, 2013.
Student responsibilities in the areas listed below include, but are not limited to the following:
Students at Keel Cottrelle LLP are evaluated as required by the Law Society of Upper Canada in order to ensure that the student is obtaining the requisite guidance from our firm. Keel Cottrelle LLP looks to its articling students as its primary source of future lawyers. Based upon reviews and evaluations of the students conducted by partners and associates of the firm, together with the compatibility of the student with other members of the firm and the firm's needs as dictated by its work load, a decision is made by the partners of the firm as to whether or not an articling student will be hired back by the firm as an associate.
Compensation levels for articling students at Keel Cottrelle LLP are fixed at the commencement of each articling year. The firm strives to be competitive with salaries paid by firms of a similar size. Keel Cottrelle LLP provides a benefit package for articling students which includes dental and health care benefits and the firm pays for the Bar Admission fees for its articling students.
The main goal of Keel Cottrelle LLP's summer programme is to introduce second-year law students to the practical skills and knowledge essential to successful articles and the successful practice of law. In order to facilitate this process, a student at Keel Cottrelle LLP will be working in our Toronto office and will be exposed to all areas of law within the firm's practice working together with lawyers on files depending upon the nature and scope of the issues involved in the particular file.
The firm's Student Committee considers all applications, which are submitted in accordance with the Law Society Guidelines for Toronto law firms, for second year law student summer employment opportunities.
We will be accepting applications for the summer 2014 position beginning in July 2013. Applicants should provide a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae, as well as undergraduate and law school transcripts.
Any questions regarding our application procedure or inquires regarding our summer program for second year law students may be directed to Patricia Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keel Cottrelle LLP will hire one second year law student for the 2013 summer programme.
A student can anticipate exposure to work in many of the Practice Groups.
Student responsibilities, depending on aptitude and ability, can include virtually all of the tasks which could be carried out by articling students.
Summer students are encouraged to seek feedback from the lawyers and partners with whom they have been asked to work. As well, an entrance and exit interview shall be established to assist in determining goals and evaluating success.
Compensation levels for summer students at Keel Cottrelle LLP are fixed at the commencement of each summer. The firm strives to be competitive with salaries paid by firms of a similar size.
|Name||Called to the Bar||Law School||Phone Number|
|Richard Wozenilek||1974||Osgoode Hall||(416) 367-7690|
|John Little||1976||University of Toronto||(416) 367-7707|
|Bob Keel||1977||Osgoode Hall||(905) 501-4444|
|Jeffrey McEown||1977||Osgoode Hall||(416) 367-7701|
|James Easto||1979||University of Toronto||(416) 367-7703|
|George Cottrelle||1980||Osgoode Hall||(416) 367-7705|
|John Goldsmith||1983||University of New Brunswick||(416) 367-7706|
|Anthony Rosato||1988||Osgoode Hall||(905) 501-4433|
|Jennifer Trépanier||1998||Toronto||(416) 367-7704|
|Christine Perry||2002||McGill||(416) 367-7697|
|Nicola Simmons||2006||Osgoode Hall||(416) 367-7709|
|Kimberley Ishmael||2007||Queen's||(416) 367-7698|
|Patricia Harper||2009||University of Ottawa||(416) 367-7696|
|Jessica Bacopulos||2010||University of Western Ontario||(416) 367-7680|
Should any prospective articling student or summer student have any questions regarding Keel Cottrelle LLP's articling programme or the firm in general they are welcome to call any member of the firm.