The average salary for a Family Law Attorney in Canada is C$71,885.
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Job Description for Family Law Attorney
The field of family law is expansive, including areas such as custody, divorce, and adoption. The family law attorney is the professional hired to help guide clients through their cases and help achieve an optimal resolution through a settlement process or as their representative in court as they argue the case before a family court judge. Some family lawyers handle all, or many, kinds of family law cases, while others may tend to focus primarily, or even exclusively, on one aspect of family law…Read more
Family Law Attorney Tasks
- Provide representation for client in court in legal cases as pertains to family law.
- Advise staff on legal matters and interprets laws, regulations, and policies.
- Interact routinely with caseworkers, supervisors, program directors and program administrators.
- Monitor the progress of court cases within the assigned area of responsibility and take appropriate measures.
- Provide expertise, guidance and instruction in family law, civil litigation, probate law, guardianship law, elder law and agency policy.
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Popular Skills for Family Law Attorney
Litigation Case Management
Skills in Litigation Case Management and Family Practice are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction and Legal Research.
Pay by Experience Level for Family Law Attorney
An early career Family Law Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$68,314 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Family Law Attorney with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77,419 based on 7 salaries.
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